The Wynners Annual November Food Drive

The JWLA held their 8th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive on Monday, November, 16, 2015 at Washington School. Over 50 Wynners collected food from their neighbors and then sorted and bagged food for 3 recipient organizations: A Just Harvest, Hemenway Church Food Pantry and Gates Manor. More than 250 total bags of food were donated.

Read the article about the Thanksgiving Food Drive in the Evanston RoundTable.

The Wynner community cleans Clark Street Beach

On Saturday, September 19th, over 30 people from the Justin Wynn community came out to clean up Clark Street Beach sponsored by the Alliance for the Great Lakes .  This group included Wynners and their families, Board members and their families, and staff. Thanks to everyone for supporting a great cause!

Here are some numbers from the cleanup:
Approximately 40 pounds of trash was collected over an area of 0.75 miles
The top three most collected items – cigarette butts, food wrappers, plastic/foam packaging
Some of the stranger items collected – balloons, fireworks, construction materials

The 2015 JWLA Leadership Camp August 14-16

On August 14-16, 53 Wynners and 7 chaperones attended Camp Duncan for a weekend of fun, relationship building and discussions about being a leader. Despite the bee stings, major mosquitos, passing storms, everyone had great time.