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Spooktacular Donation Drive adds drop-off sites

The Spooktacular Donation Drive has added drop-off spots in Crystal Lake and McHenry.

The fundraiser spearheaded by Marian Central High School’s National Honor Society is working in collaboration with the NHS chapters of McHenry East and Crystal Lake Central high schools. Those chapters will run drop-off sites at their respective schools during the drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

McHenry East is at 1012 N. Green St., McHenry. Crystal Lake Central is at 45 W. Franklin St., Crystal Lake.

Each location is accepting donations for Helping Paws, Brave Hearts Therapeutic Riding and Educational Center, Catholic Charities, Pioneer Center, Home of the Sparrow, Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association, Friendship House and St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Organizers of the event will pass out treats to youngsters in costume.

For a list of requested donations, visit


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