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Artwork Needed for DSCC Greeting Card Contest

July 3rd, 2019

Original drawings will be featured in DSCC’s new collection of greeting cards.

Calling Illinois artists of all ages!

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) is seeking artwork for our collection of greeting cards. The cards will be sent to our participants, providers and community partners.

Who is eligible?

The contest is open to Illinois residents of all ages. Artists can choose any or all of the six greeting card templates and illustrate what each theme means to them. Creativity is encouraged!

Each template is two pages and includes a release for parents and/or youth ages 18 and older to sign. A signed release must be submitted with the artwork in order to be entered into the contest.

You may click on each template link below to print them out and personalize:

You may also call DSCC at (800) 322-3722 to have templates sent to your home.

How to submit:

Artwork and a signed release should be submitted to DSCC by Sept. 15, 2019.

Mail to:

UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children
3135 Old Jacksonville Road
Springfield, IL 62704
Attention: Amanda Simhauser


If you are a DSCC participant, you can give contest submissions to your Care Coordinator.

Selection process:

Each submitted drawing will be posted on DSCC’s Facebook page .

Drawings that receive the most “likes” by Oct. 15, 2019, will be considered for the greeting cards. Be sure to visit our page, vote and share!

The greeting cards will be given away for promotional purposes and will not be sold. Winners will have a set of greeting cards mailed to the address provided.