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DuPage County Food Pantry Directory

DuPage County Food Pantry Directory

Food pantries in DuPage County serve thousands of area families every year; there are nearly fifty pantries serving the county.  If you are looking for food assistance or wanting to make a donation to a local pantry, the list below is a great starting-point. Whenever possible, we have linked the food pantry named to their […]

November 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Betty White to Support BraveHearts in Hinsdale

Betty White to Support BraveHearts in Hinsdale

We can only hope to be as active and together as Betty White is at age 90.  Here is a great article about her up coming visit to the DuPage County area: Betty White is a serious animal lover who is flying from her home in California to Hinsdale this weekend to lend a celebrity […]

August 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
5th Annual “A Day at the Races” Kentucky Derby Celebration & Auction

5th Annual “A Day at the Races” Kentucky Derby Celebration & Auction

The DuPage Community Foundation will host their 5th annual “A Day at the Races” event on Saturday, May 5th, at the Dunham Woods Riding Club.  Dunham Woods is located at 33W333 Army Trail in Wayne, IL.  The foundrasing event will be held from 3:30PM to 6:30PM.  Tickets to the event cost $75. The event will sponsor The DuPage Community […]

March 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

Here’s your chance to relive the magic of the “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” movie on the big screen. The Tivoli Theatre in downtown Downers Grove is hosting a special screening of this family classic at 10AM on Saturday, February 11th. All proceeds from this showing will benefit a Downers Grove family whose two children have been diagnosed with a rare, fatal illness, LINCL-Batten disease.

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Ten Thousand Villages Sales to Benefit Local Organizations

Ten Thousand Villages Sales to Benefit Local Organizations

Today through Thursday, Ten Thousand Villages store in Glen Ellyn is sponsoring four local organizations. 15% of all store sales between the hours of 5PM and 8PM will be donated. Get some of your Christmas shopping done and help local organizations in the process.

December 5, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting in West Chicago

Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting in West Chicago

Come out to Pal Joey’s in West Chicago (440 East Roosevelt Road) for the Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting. The event is Thursday, October 27th, from 6:30PM to 8:30PM and proceeds will benefit Educare of West DuPage.

October 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Oak Brook Shoe Drive Oct 3rd thru 15th

Oak Brook Shoe Drive Oct 3rd thru 15th

Wondering what to do with all those old shoes you have laying around? If you’re not wearing them, why not donate them to someone who can get some use out of them. Drop off your wearable shoes (nobody wants to wear your muddy old shoes with torn soles) at the AthletiCo Physical Therapy in Oak Brook between October 3rd and the 15th.

September 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn restaurants are donating 10% of there Wednesday, August 17th earnings to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. If you live in the Glen Ellyn area, why not get dinner out tomorrow? Fill your belly and the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s shelves while you do it!

August 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
DuPage PADS Opens New Client Service Center

DuPage PADS Opens New Client Service Center

DuPage PADS had a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate the grand opening of their Client Service Center located at 703 W. Liberty Drive in Wheaton. DuPage PADS is charitable organization that started just over 25 years ago.  Initially, the PADS mission was to provide emergency shelter for the homeless in DuPage County.  Over the two […]

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Wellness House 15th Annual Walk/Run to Fight Cancer

Wellness House 15th Annual Walk/Run to Fight Cancer

The Walk for Wellness House event will take place on Sunday, May 15th. Volenteers and supporters are encouraged to participate in the 3k/5k walk/run that will follow a course through Hinsdale’s attractive neighborhoods.

Wellness House is a cancer support center in Hinsdale. The nonprofit organization provides psychosocial support, education, and informational resources to assist families with a loved one fighting cancer. There is no cost to program participants for the services provided at Wellness House.

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