Make a Difference and Field Day to Host End of the Year Food, Coat and Cell Phone Drives

Summer Camp’s Make a Difference and Field Day will be hosting a food drive with Lakeview Pantry on December 27 at the Lotus concert at the Riviera Theater in Chicago! The food drive will support Lakeview Pantry, whose goal is to eradicate hunger and poverty in our communities. Bring any items from the list below and enter for a chance to win 3-day Summer Camp Passes and tickets to see Dark Star Orchestra at the Vic!

We will also be hosting a coat drive on December 31 at the Big Gigantic concert at the Aragon in Chicago! Bring coats to donate and enter for a chance to win 3-day Summer Camp Passes and tickets to see moe. at the Riviera Theater!

New Years Eve we will be hosting TWO cell phone drives with Rock The Earth at the Leftover Salmon concert at the Vic and the Robert Randolph & Karl Denson show at Park West, both in Chicago. With over one billion out of use cell phones in the US alone national environmental advocacy group, Rock the Earth invites you to make a difference this holiday season by recycling your cell phone!  If you recycle your cell phone at these shows, you will be entered to win FREE tickets to Trampled by Turtles at the Vic, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals at the Riv and 3-day Summer Camp Passes!

These are all Field Day events, so every donation counts towards the Red, Yellow, Blue or Purple team. The team with the most donations at each event will win each individual event for Field Day 2013! (Red ream could win one, but purple could win another, etc.)

Summer Camp Field Day is a Color War that takes place on site at the festival, and year-round at concerts throughout the country and online. To learn more about Field Day, check out the website:

The missions of the Lakeview Pantry is to eliminate hunger in our community by:  providing food to fill the basic need of hungry people; increasing the independence of our clients through self-help initiatives and other innovative programs; and raising awareness of hunger and poverty and working towards solutions to eliminate them. You can learn more about the Lakeview Pantry here:

Rock the Earth acts as advocates to ensure the existence of a sustainable and healthy environment for all. They aim to represent those individuals and communities whose environment or natural surroundings are directly and adversely affected by others. Find out more info about Rock the Earth here:

See you there!

Make a Difference Field Day Food Drive Donation List:

– Cereal

– Instant Oatmeal Packets

– Peanut Butter

– Canned Vegetables

– Cans of Soup

– Ramen Noodles

– Canned pasta and beans

– Canned meat

– Boxes of Mac and Cheese

– Toilet Paper

– Paper Towels

– Granola Bars

– Soap

– Wash Cloths

– Shampoo

– Toothpaste

– Toothbrush

– Comb

– Deodorant

-Or any other nonperishable items