Pledge for Life partnership receives ARPA funds

Pictured here (left to right) are Pledge for Life Director of Life Education Center Programs, Brenda Wetzel, Drug-free Communities Grant Project Coordinator, Jim Schreiner, Kankakee County Board member, Carol Webber, Pledge for Life Board President, Sarah Winkel, Kankakee County Board member, Craig Long, and Administrative Assistant, Megan Froehner.

The amount of prescription drugs has increased since the Covid-19 pandemic. The Pledge for Life Partnership aims to continue their mission of keeping prescription drugs safe in the home. Learn more about their lock box initiative funded through Kankakee County American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, and how it can be an effective way to combat drug misuse.