Believe it or not, one in five children within just a few miles of us–in Lake and Cook counties–are considered severely underfed. The following six organizations and events make it very easy for you to help these kids:
What: Northfield Township Food Pantry Sip and Shop
Where: J. McLaughlin, 567 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka
When: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
What: Hunger Resource Network Community Outreach Day
Where: Parking lot of Sunset Foods, 1127 Church St., Northbrook
When: Saturday, Nov. 9, 7-10 a.m.
What: The Volunteer Center Make A Difference Day
Where: Indian Hill Train Station Parking Lot, Green Bay Road and Winnetka Avenue
When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to noon
What: Beef4Hunger Veteran’s Day Mobile Food Pantry
Where: 200 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Waukegan
When: Monday, Nov. 11, 9:30 a.m.-noon
What: New Trier Township Food Pantry
Where: Township office, 739 Elm St., Winnetka
When: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: COOL Food Pantry
Where: Pantry East is located at 127 W. water St. in Waukegan and Pantry West is located at 25519 W. Highway 134 in Ingleside.
What: Donations can be made Mondays from 1-5 and Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri from 10-2.
Important Note: Thanks to Diane Thackston for the COOL information
Learn more about all six here.