At the February 27 meeting, the CALL Community Service Committee will be collecting food and monetary donations to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The Food Depository assists 678,000 adults and children in Cook County every year through a network of 650 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.
Please bring to the business meeting any nonperishable canned and packaged foods (no glass) that have yet to expire.
Some of the most-needed items are: beans, canned fruit, canned vegetables, cereal, chili, jelly, macaroni and cheese, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, rice, shelf-stable milk, soup, stew, and tuna.
For every $1 donated, the Food Depository can provide three meals.
For every 4 pounds of food donated, the Food Depository can provide three meals.
Visit the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s website to learn more about this organization.