With generous donations from the Palatine community, the newly formed Palatine Park District Service Committee collected 585 pounds of food to be donated to the Palatine Township Food Pantry.
Palatine Township Food Pantry
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
On Monday, food and funds were donated to Palatine Township Food Pantry, Journeys The Road Home and Bread of Life Food Pantry in Deer Park, along with Chicago charitable organizations.
Mariano’s and Roundy’s donated $25,000 in food and money to six food pantries in the northwest suburbs and in Chicago on Monday. Among the local recipients were the Palatine Township Food Pantry, Journeys The Road Home and Bread of Life Food Pantry in Deer Park, who received funds and food valued at $13,000. A semi-truck filled with more than 15,000 pounds of food was stationed in the Mariano’s parking lot, 545 N. Hicks Road on Monday afternoon. Mariano’s employees unloaded the truck, and representatives of local food pantries, including Linda Fleming, Palatine Township supervisor were present to accept the donations. Both Mariano’s and Roundy’s donated more than $3,800 in non-perishable food weighing 2,595 pounds, in addition to a $500 …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
On December 22, boys basketball feeder team players for both Palatine high schools set out to help raise funds and food for the Palatine Township Food Pantry.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Downtown Palatine Street Fest and Mariano's Fresh Market partnered over the summer to sell $5 wristbands for kids activities, and 100% of the proceeds were recently donated to the Palatine Township Food Pantry.
The Palatine Township Food Pantry recently received a $1,380 donation from a partnership between Mariano's Fresh Market and Downtown Palatine Street Fest. The funds were raised from $5 activity wristbands sold for the Kids' Zone at Street Fest at Mariano's. The goal was that 100 percent of the proceeds would benefit the food pantry. A check was presented on Friday, November 16 at Mariano's by Store Director Larry Fugate to Palatine Township Supervisor Linda Fleming. Mayor Jim Schwantz also was present. "This donation is so helpful in us continuing to support those in-need in the township year-round, these funds will be put into our account and used when our monetary donations run low which inevitably happens" said Fleming. Sam Trakas, …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Palatine law practice attorneys and staff are working to restock the shelves of the Palatine Township Food Pantry.
Now in its ninth year, Lavelle Law, Ltd. is continuing its tradition of giving through their annual food drive to benefit the Palatine Township Food Pantry. “Year after year the local residents and businesses make a lasting impression on so many lives through their donations to the Palatine Food Drive,” said Heather Slipkevych, food drive coordinator. Lavelle Law, Ltd. has been the recipient of multiple awards, mentions and acknowledgements for their efforts since the inagural year of the food drive in 2004, Slipkevych said. There are seventeen Palatine drop-off locations for those who would like to donate non-perishable food and items such as diapers and baby formula: Lavelle Law staff will ultimately collect the donations and deliver…