Project CARE Plus stands for Citizens Active in Reading Education Plus. This program is an academic mentoring program that has been in place since 1996 and assists the elementary grade students in their classroom learning process. in 2012-13, 340 volunteers gave children 6,000 hours of educational support and self confidence. Volunteers work in the same classroom each week, assisting students with reading, language fluency, or math.
For information about becoming a mentor, please visit:
If you are interested in helping to make a difference in the lives of children or would like more information, please contact:
Lara Schwarz- Community Liaison (630) 766-2605 ext. 3202
Sue Vitale- Blackhawk Middle School (630)766-2601 ext. 2304
Lisa Simoncelli- W.A. Johnson School (630)766-2605 ext. 3102
Laura Butz- Tioga School (630) 766-2602 ext. 4301