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On August 14 from 10am-3pm, the Julian D King Gift Foundation will give away school supplies at the Kroc Center Chicago to celebrate “Hatch Day” and the Back to School Health Fair. Through this event needy families can get prepared for the upcoming school year with health checkups and services, and school supplies.

Hatch Day Celebration is in honor of Julia’s son, Julian D. King on his 14th birthday. The idea of Hatch Day Celebration came from Julian himself and his desire for what he called a “Hatch Day Celebration” for which he would make invitations and distribute them to his family and friends.

“Julian loved school and professed to be Dr. King,” explains Julia. Julian inspires us to create an event purposed to “hatch” the dreams of school-aged children. So on Friday, August 14th, we say Happy Birthday! and Congratulations to Julian and the Class of 2015!

015 Hatch Day Celebration
Friday, August 14, 2015
The Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Chicago
1250 West 119th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60643
Time: 10 am – 3pm

Low income families
Children should be entering grades Pre K—12
Students should be present or person picking up school supplies should have custody of the children

Required Documentation
ID for parent/custodial caregiver
ID for each child receiving school supplies
*School ID, medical insurance cards or report card from 2014-2015
Students should bring their school supply list

For more information about Hatchday contact

Keywords: Back to School, health fair, School Supplies

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