Toys, Wanted Foods for Harvest Week in the Western Suburbs Pantry


WOODRIDGE, IL – As the winter break approaches, the West Suburban Community Pantry (WSCP) will be collecting toys and food for those in need at several locations in the Western Suburbs during Harvest Week, which will take place from November 11 to 18.

“The need is especially critical during the holidays and bringing joy to struggling families is rewarding for donors and families,” said Lisa Spaeth, WSCP’s director of development, in a press release.

Spaeth added, “We count on the generosity of our community to help children and families in the area share the security of knowing they have a meal to share and can enjoy the warmth and peace of the season. vacation. We are very grateful for your support. “

Residents are invited to donate the following items:

  • New and unwrapped toys and books for children up to 12 years old
  • Baby diapers and wipes
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned potatoes
  • Stuffing mix
  • Canned Sauce
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Pumpkin pie
  • Dessert mixes
  • Other holiday dishes

The following locations will accept deposit donations.

Alliance of Downtown Naperville

American Bank Parking Lot, 136 S. Washington St., Naperville

November 11 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise

Naperville Country Club, 25w570 Chicago Ave., Naperville

November 12 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

ARC Sports Recreation Center

8201 S. Janes Ave, Woodridge

November 13 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Church of Saint Joan of Arc

820, rue Division, in Lille

November 14 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

First Congregational Church

25, avenue E. Benton, Naperville

November 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Woodridge Park District Hohnke Community Center

2600 Center Drive, Woodridge

November 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lutheran Church of the Faith

3000 Liberty Street, Aurora

November 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Clara’s restaurant

6550 route 53, Woodridge

November 18 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Woodridge pantry

6809 Hobson Valley Drive, Woodridge

Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Patch has partnered with Feeding America to help educate the millions of Americans facing hunger. Feeding America, which supports 200 food banks across the country, estimates that by 2020 more than 50 million Americans will not have enough nutritious food to eat due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This is a Patch Social Good Project; Feeding America receives 100 percent of donations. Find out how you can donate in your community or find a pantry near you.

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