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The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center is proud to announce its 10th annual Operation Clothe a Child.
Every year, as a way to partner with families in our community The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Operation Clothe a Child program takes more than 150 elementary students on a special shopping spree for winter clothing. This program is made possible by generous donations from the community.
How the Event Works: Students will be dropped off at The Kroc Center on their shopping day. Students will start off with a delicious meal and then they will be transported to Walmart where volunteers will help the students spend $100 on brand new clothing of their choice—including coats, pants, shirts or whatever is needed the most. The goal is not only to outfit kids with cold weather attire but to also give them an opportunity to have fun, make new friends, and express their own personal style. Parents/guardians will pick up their child/children at The Kroc Center and be given a family day pass to enjoy the facility together.
Parents with children in the grades 1–5 are encouraged to submit an application for their children to be awarded a winter shopping spree. By clicking on the button below you will be taken to our online application process. Once finished, we will assess the applications and inform you if you are accepted. Space is limited & registering does not guarantee a shopping spree.
This program is made possible by generous donations made by the community. Sponsors can clothe an elementary school child for only $100, but any contribution is greatly appreciated. If you would like to contribute to this great event please make a donation online.
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Every year, over 200 community members volunteer their time to help with Clothe a Child. Volunteers are paired with a child and help guide them through the shopping event. It will be an experience that you'll never forget!
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Oct 25: Rec Swim from 12:30–3pm has been cancelled.
Oct 30: Comp Pool and 1 Gym Bay Closed 10am–9pm
Oct 31: Discovery Club & Huckleberry Hollow Closed. Play Care Closes at 2pm.
Each day, dozens of classes are offered for all ages, interests and abilities. Find the right class for you today! LEARN MORE ABOUT KROC CLASSES
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This guide is the place to look for a variety of one-day and weekly classes.
All classes are open to the public.
The Kroc Center offers a variety of group exercise classes–both on land, and in water!
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