Berkshire Hathaway Northbrook office donates $2,000 to local food pantries

The Northbrook office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago and the firm's philanthropic arm, the Kindness Foundation, announced that they donated $2,000 to Northbrook-area food pantries in December. The Northfield Township Food Pantry and the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry will each receive $1,000. The money is part of a $40,000 donation pool to be distributed to local food pantries in place of the company's annual holiday party.

"We are pleased to be able to support the Northfield Township Food Pantry and the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry," said Katie Roberts, vice president and managing broker of the firm's Northbrook office. "With need so great as a result of the pandemic, these organizations are working harder than ever to help individuals and families right here in our communities and we thank them for their hard work and dedication."

The Northbrook office is one of the company's 19 participating offices throughout Chicagoland, as well as in Indiana and Michigan. Each office chose a 501(c) (3) organization from their local community to embody the mission of the Kindness Foundation which is to support meaningful local initiatives that improve the communities the company serves and enhances the quality of life for fellow citizens.

Started close to 50 years ago, the NTFP was started to assist Township resident who are unable to provide enough food for themselves and their families. Today, many hundreds of Township families are eligible to visit the Pantry that is sustained entirely sustained by residents, civic organizations, schools, business and the faith community who generously donate food items, grocery store cards and cash. For more information about the Northfield Township Food Pantry, please click here.

The West Deerfield Township Food Pantry offers residents a more personal and choice-based experience similar to shopping in a store. It is an essential first line of defense to ensure quality of life in the West Deerfield Township. For more information about the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry, please click here.


The Northbrook office is at 1143 Church Street. To reach the office, call (847) 790-8400. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago is a full-service real estate firm with more than 1,500 real estate professionals and staff in 24 offices serving customers throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, the North Shore, West Suburban communities, Southern Wisconsin, Northwest Indiana and Harbor Country, Michigan. Recognized as a Top Workplace in Chicago, their local roots are complemented by the extensive global reach of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, one of the nation's leading real estate brands. Clients can experience all-inclusive homeownership services from their affiliated companies: Prosperity Home Mortgage, Fort Dearborn Title, and HomeServices Insurance. Visit

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