Metra Partners with NBC 5 to Collect School Supplies for Local School

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Education

L to R: Carolyn Tucker, director of external communications and stakeholder management for Metra; Alicia Roman, reporter NBC 5; and Don Orseno, deputy CEO Metra.

Metra and NBC 5 teamed up for a Back To School Supply Drive with collections at all five downtown Metra stations and its headquarters lobby at 547 West Jackson. Metra collected thousands of items August 20 -22. Proceeds will be donated to Telpochcalli Elementary School and Lawndale Elementary Community Academy. Other partners in this effort include: Telemundo, Comcast and Chicago Police Athletic League.

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