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UPDATE – Buddy Break Goodie Bag Drop-off for McHenry County


Saturday, February 5, 2022    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


First Church Crystal Lake
238 W. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL

Event Type

A free opportunity for parents of children who have physical, cognitive, medical or other disabilities, a chronic or life-threatening illness, or are medically fragile, and their siblings

Options and Advocacy and First Church of Crystal Lake have had to change their Buddy Break to a goodie bag drop-off event on Feb. 5. Participating families will have goodie bags delivered to their homes.

The next Buddy Break, a free children’s respite program, will be held on March 12.

To register or for more information, please visit or contact:

  • Karen Klaus at (815) 459-0785, ext. 124
  • Susan Perkins at (815) 477-4720, ext. 255, or

Additional Buddy Break sessions are scheduled at First Church Crystal Lake on March 12 and April 30. Camp day at Phantom Ranch is scheduled for June 25.