West Suburb Community Pantry Food Drive | The Weekly of Time


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The Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise is hosting a holiday food and toy drive on Friday, November 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in front of the Naperville Country Club, the Club’s usual meeting place. The contactless event is planned to support West Suburban Community Pantry, which serves more than 500 families each week in Naperville, Lisle, Woodridge, Bolingbrook, Westmont, Willowbrook and Romeoville.

“We’re all caught up in the hustle and bustle of enjoying the holidays. It’s easy to forget the invisible children, families and seniors who struggle every day and now face a tough vacation time, ”said Deb Newman, public relations president of Sunrise Rotary. “Sunrise Rotary is dedicated to helping children and families thrive in our community. This is a great opportunity to make our neighbor’s vacation a little brighter.

Items needed include:

New unwrapped toys (ages 0-12)

New unwrapped books (0-12 years old)

Baby diapers and wipes

Canned Potatoes and Stuffing Mix

Canned Sauce and Cranberry Sauce

Canned vegetables

Pumpkin pie or other dessert mixes

Club volunteers will stand in front of the Country Club. Masks will be worn and are requested for donors. Donors can simply drop donations on the sidewalk and say hello. All donations will be delivered to the Pantry at its Seven Bridges Woodridge location. Donations can also be dropped off in the Pantry at 6809 Hobson Valley Drive Unit 118, Woodridge Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to donate to West Suburban Community Pantry, visit www.wscpantry.org.

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Norma P. Rex