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Harvesting Hope: Westchester Food Pantry plans fundraiser at Plymouth Place in September

Fundraiser to raise awareness and contribute to its future sustainability. An article featuring the Westchester Food Pantry appeared in the July 2024 issue of Hillgrove Avenue Magazine. It will host a “harvesting hope” fundraiser at Plymouth Place on Sept. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m., open to 100 attendees, with tickets sold at $50 per …

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5th Annual Westchester Garden Walk Raises $6,300 for Westchester Food Pantry

The 5th Annual Westchester Garden Walk on Saturday, July 22nd, was a smashing success. The weather could not have been better for garden enthusiasts to enjoy 6 distinct, yet equally beautiful, gardens. The Grassroots Garden Club broke records yet again, raising even more funds than were raised last year, continuing the trend of increasing the …

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Highlighting our donors – attorneys Raymond Reott and Glen J. Dunn

Attorneys Raymond Reott and Glen J. Dunn donate to Westchester Food Pantry At the Westchester Food Pantry, volunteers, supporters and donors provide the resources we need to consistently provide nutritious and necessary groceries to those facing food insecurity in our communities. Today, we’d like to highlight attorneys Raymond Reott and Glen J. Dunn for their …

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Highlighting our donors – the Grassroots Garden Group

Grassroots Garden Club continues partnership with Westchester Food Pantry At the Westchester Food Pantry, volunteers, supporters and donors provide the resources we need to consistently provide nutritious and necessary groceries to those facing food insecurity in our communities. Today, we’d like to highlight the Grassroots Garden Group for their recent donations. The Grassroots Garden Group …

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Nourishing Neighbors Jewel Osco Foundation Gives $5000 Grant to Westchester Food Pantry

Thank you to Nourishing Neighbors Jewel Osco Foundation for supporting the Pantry! The Westchester Food Pantry recently received a $5000 grant from Nourishing Neighbors  As the charitable partner for this Jewel Osco location we are pleased to be a grant recipient for Nourishing Neighbors. We plan to use the funds to help children get nutritious …

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Our 2020 People Of The Year

Last year in Proviso Township was, it’s probably no exaggeration to say, epic — primarily because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which overturned our lives in a trillion different ways. And then George Floyd was murdered, which prompted its own global reckoning that engulfed Proviso Township. Quarantines and business closures and mask mandates collided with protests.

Local Restaurants Show Off Soups at Westchester Food Pantry Souperbowl

The “Souper Bowl” is the Westchester Food Pantry’s largest fundraising event of the year. On Saturday, February 4, 2023, the Westchester Food Pantry is excited to once again host its popular Souper Bowl! Last year, despite the COVID winter surge, the third annual Souper Bowl event held in February 2022 raised nearly $10,000 for the …

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