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CRI HOLDS SUCCESSFUL OAK PARK GARAGE SALE AS ITS FIRST FUNDRAISER

August 26, 2011

By Jennifer Cassell

Common Roots Initiative raised more than $500 during its first fundraiser – an end-of-summer local garage sale. 

CRI, a 501(c)(3) incorporated nonprofit dedicated to providing scholarships to college-bound students and cash-strapped teachers in the suburban Cook County area, held the garage sale on August 13 and August 14, 2011, at the Oak Park home of executive board member Jonathan Bus.

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