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Posted on: June 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] PRC Thanks Westmont for Donations

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Westmont, Illinois
Date Issued: June 17, 2020

“The people of Westmont have done an amazing job of donating food and volunteering in the food pantry,” said Michelle Clegg, Development Director at People’s Resource Center (PRC). “They are instrumental in helping PRC continue its mission.”

  • PRC extends its gratitude to the people and organizations of Westmont who have made donations and volunteered to help people in need during this challenging time.  Following are just some of the generous donations received by PRC:
  • Westmont Park District - Held a food drive for PRC in place of the annual Race to the Flag 5K fundraiser, which resulted in a donation of a full pallet of food 
  • Westmont Lions Club - Collected $2100 to buy and deliver 100 boxes of food to PRC
  • TW Group - Organized a drive to provide food donations for the Westmont pantry

People’s Resource Center continues to provide assistance to the public during the COVID-19 response, distributing food and providing financial assistance to neighbors in need.  This modified services plan, which took effect this past March, includes delivering pre-packaged food boxes into car trunks during Food Pantry hours.  All other services are closed, and the buildings remain closed to the public.  Since March, PRC has distributed food into more than 7,000 car trunks while the Social Services program has answered over 775 calls for financial assistance.

PRC SOLICITS DONATIONS

PRC is accepting food donations for its pantries in Westmont and Wheaton in order to provide healthy, nutritious food boxes to people in need.  Items that are most wanted include: canned meat (tuna, chicken, chili, etc.), canned vegetables, peanut butter, diapers in size 5 & 6, and baby wipes.  Monetary donations are accepted as well.

ABOUT PRC

People’s Resource Center exists to respond to basic human needs, promote dignity and justice, and create a future of hope and opportunity for the residents of DuPage County, Illinois through discovering and sharing personal and community resources.  For more information, visit the PRC website at peoplesrc.org or call 630-682-5402.

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Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont
Communications Director/Public Information Officer
630-417-0280
lmcintyre@westmont.il.gov


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