Mark Your Calendars! Our Annual Wine Tasting Benefit will be held at the Mirabell on Sunday, Oct 13, 3-5 p.m. We will need volunteers for working this event, as well as volunteers to help us plan the event. Please contact us if interested! Keep checking back to the website to purchase tickets online.
Thank you to everyone for the incredible response to our call for volunteers for our Tuesday Night distribution! As you may have heard, starting on September 10th, our food pantry will be open for distribution an additional time on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, from 6 to 8 p.m. At this time, we have a long list of new volunteers who will be training to work with us. Again, thank you to everyone for responding so quickly!
Hunger Walk Numbers! Irving Park Community Food Pantry raised about $15,000.00 at the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Annual Hunger Walk this summer! Thank you to everyone for your support!
School Supplies Thank you to the Lee family (pictured at left), along with the Linnemeyer family, and the Lyons family, who put together and distributed about 350 bags of school supplies over the last three weeks! We have one more week in our annual program and are still accepting donations. Thank you to everyone how has made this program so successful in helping our clients’ children get the new school year off to a great start!
Farmers Markets Visit us at our booth at the GIPNA Farmers’ Markets at Independence Park. We will be there to accept non-perishable food donations, funds and answer any questions you may have. Upcoming dates are: September 8 & 22 and October 13 & 27. The markets are always on Sundays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Independence Park is located on Irving Park Road at Hamlin.