Tales from Heroville

August 2021

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Join us for this year's Back to School Bash! We'll be handing out some amazing books and our partners will have many items available to help families prepare for the upcoming school year.


-Back to School Bash T-shirt

- School supplies

- Food

- Books

- Cleaning supplies

- Earbuds

- Book bags

Back to School Bash

Saturday, Aug. 7th, 12-3pm

255 East 24th Street

Dubuque, IA

Missed the Summer Showcase? Want to Watch Again?

We are so proud of our St. Mark Heroes, and we are so proud of what these incredible kids have accomplished this year. They've conquered fears, they climbed to new heights, they made best friends, they went for a splash, they learned about animals and all things crawly and so much more.


If you missed our Showcase last month, please visit us on Our Facebook Page for clips from the last two days of summer! Or click below to watch on YouTube.

St. Mark Heroes Summer Academy 2021

FILL THE BAG - Seeking Volunteers

Apples for Students
The school year is coming fast! St. Mark is reaching out for community support to ensure students in the Western Dubuque, Dubuque, and Eastern Dubuque School District and area parochial schools will have access to the supplies they need for this school year.


We need help August 10, 11, & 12 filling bags of school supplies for 3,500 kids at the Five Flags Center.



To sign up and view available slots: https://bit.ly/2WHuTAx

To support local kids this school year: https://bit.ly/3yhBAa9


If you're a parent in need of school supplies, please contact your school's guidance counselor.

MFC Free Food Pantry is August 20

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to sign up, click the link below.

Register for School Year Programs

Registration for 2021-22 school year programs is still open, but spots are limited.