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MDA Summer Camp Drive Is Tuesday May 24th

MDA-new-logo99.5 WKDQ has been a long time partner with the Muscular Dystrophy Association…and we’re continuing our partnership with our annual MDA Summer Camp Supply Drive. We’re asking you to come out to the westside Wal-Mart this Tuesday (5/24) and help us out.

The MDA summer camp is the highlight of the year for local kids suffering from Muscular Dystrophy. We’re simply asking you to help us collect supplies to be used during this live-changing week.

The supply drive will take place from 9a-5pm taking donations for the 2011 MDA “Road trip Across America” Camp. The following are items needed to make this year’s camp the best year ever. Any donations are greatly appreciated:

  • Individual-sized snacks (cookies, chips, crackers, etc.)-enough for about 1,000 for the week
  • Disposable cameras (100)
  • Prizes for Casino Night (appropriate for ages 6 to 17)
  • Digital thermometer sleeves (300)
  • 15 white pillow casesWhite poster boards (20 to 30)
  • Bug spray and sunscreen (40 large bottles of each)
  • Blank DVD-Rs (300)
  • Construction paper (15 packets of different colors)
  • Boxes of non-latex gloves (size Large)
  • Gift cards to purchase medical equipment, such as epi-pensPermanent markers in assorted colors (15 packs)
  • Opening and closing dance decorations- Roaring 20s theme and Mardi Gras theme
  • Scavenger hunt items- things we might find in the Chicago Field Museum
  • Art supplies
  • Mask making materials- feathers, beads, jewels, glitter, sparkles
  • Legos
  • Supplies to make floats and decorate for the closing day parade
  • Clay for making southwestern pottery
  • Prizes for best mask- boy and girl
  • Smores ingredients- marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers
  • Dress up clothes- cowboy/girl outfits, fancy “award show” outfits, flapper/gangster outfits
  • Old CDs to make dream catchers
  • String, yarns for weaving, pottery paint
  • Leis, grass skirts
  • Wood carving activity- Lowe’s??
  • Limbo game set
  • Tiki torches/ huts
  • “trashy” fashion show supplies- garbage bags, toilet paper, etc
  • Red carpet
  • I Love New York t shirts?
  • Street signs, lights
  • Handprint supplies for making your own star on the walk of fame
  • Gold and silver decorations
  • Awards for best “trashy” fashion- boy and girl
  • Casino night supplies
  • Pool supplies- water rings, floaties, noodles
  • Bottled water and soda
  • Flashlights and batteries

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