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Help for Lake County Residents from United Way

As you start your day today we ask you to imagine that you heard a friend or neighbor of yours needs help with their utilities. Or someone’s husband recently lost his job and is looking for work. Or a woman you know of  is pregnant and cannot afford a crib. Where do people go for […]

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Thanks in advance for 2016 contributors like these

As we enter in to 2016, we would like to reflect on some of the many highlights that helped to keep the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry the vital resource for the commuity that it is. We thank you in advance for your continued support. In October, Temple BJBE’s social justice committee with the help […]

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Updated Food Pantry Wish List

We welcome these non-expired foods: Protein: canned meat, tuna, stew, baked beans, chili Canned fruit: peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, applesauce Side dish mixes: rice, potato, pasta Canned tomatoes & low salt veggies Paper products: toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, etc. Cereal Coffee Fruit juice Pasta sauce Peanut butter & jelly Laundry detergent-small size Dish detergent, […]

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Now until 12/7: Whole Foods raising money for the WDT Food Pantry

Whole Foods Feed 4 More program is off and running until Monday, 12/7. During this time, cashiers will be soliciting cash donations at the registers in an effort to help alleviate hunger in our community. The Deerfield store has a goal this year to raise $9,000 for the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry. Thanks in […]

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Transportation Access and Experiences Survey request for participants

The Great Lakes ADA Center and the Illinois ADA Project would like to invite you to participate in a national survey titled, Transportation Access and Experiences, which is designed to improve understanding of accessibility of public transportation for people with disabilities. This survey is being conducted by the ADA Participation Action Research Consortium (ADA-PARC), a […]

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Thanks to Lexi Shmickler and her dad from the Food Pantry

Lexi Shmikler wanted to give back to her own community so she choose to help the West Deerfield Township residents that receive assistance from the Township. As a Bat-Mitzvah;mitzvah project she volunteered her time sorting and shelving food. She also organized and ran her own food drive. This was quite a  successful undertaking.  Lexi brought […]

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Halloween Party 2015

Special Party for Special Kids Saturday October 24

Families with children who would enjoy a less stimulating, more relaxed Halloween Party are invited to Deerfield Village Hall on Saturday, October 24.  Children, especially those with disabilities who may find Halloween frightening or overwhelming, may come in costume, if they like, to participate in fun games and crafts designed just for them. The Village […]

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