Quick and Easy: Ways to Give This Thanksgiving

MAD-thanksgiving-volunteerLooking to give back this Thanksgiving? We’ve got a few options for you right here on the North Shore.

1. New Trier Food Pantry

Where: 739 Elm St., Winnetka

When: November 12-19

What: Donate a basket of fresh produce. Suggested items include: apples, oranges, potatoes, broccoli, salad dressing, coffee, and tea.

2. Creatively Caring 

Where: Barbara’s Bookmarket (2651 Navy Blvd., Glenview)

When: November 17, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

What: Make Thanksgiving crafts with your children to donate to families in need.

3. Good News Partners

Where: 1600 W Jonquil Terrace, Rogers Park

When: Thanksgiving Morning (November 22), 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

What: Donate food and give food baskets to low income families.


For more information about any of these opportunities, visit volunteercenterhelps.org.

Photo: Cub Scout Pack 21 from Hubbard Woods. Courtesy of The Volunteer Center.

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