The 9th annual Palatine Food Drive is in full swing with just over a week remaining until the conclusion. Palatine area residents and businesses are asked to help contribute to the effort to restock the shelves at the Palatine Township Food Pantry. The community wide food drive runs through November 20th this year, with eighteen drop off locations throughout Palatine. The drive is hosted and run by Lavelle Law Charities.
"We want to remind everyone about the importance of the Palatine Food Drive," said coordinator Heather Slipkevych of Lavelle law, Ltd. The drive collects non-perishable food items along with diapers and formula to be delivered to the Palatine Township Food pantry which expects to serve well over 300 families this month. "It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just about a week away. As it approaches, we're hoping that Palatine residents remember those less fortunate right here in our community and take time to make a donation."
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Donations can be made at any of the following Palatine locations: Buehler YMCA, 1400 West Northwest Highway, ACE Hardware, 239 East Northwest Highway, Palatine Bank and Trust, 110 West Palatine Road, Palatine Opportunity Center, 1585 Rand Road, Birchwood Recreation Center, 435 West Illinois Avenue, Palatine Park District, 250 East Wood Street, Palatine Village Hall, 200 East Wood Street, UPS Store, 738 East Dundee Road, Falcon Park Recreation Center, 2195 North Hicks Road, Golf Nation, 399 North Quentin Road, the Palatine Police Department, 200 East Wood Street, Harris Bank, 50 North Brockway, The Christian Shop, 325 East Dundee, Preventative Healthcare, 454 East Dundee, Countryside, 21154 W. Shirley Road, Staples, 761 East Dundee Road, and the Palatine Metra Station, as well as Lavelle Law, Ltd, 501 W Colfax.