Souper Bowl of Caring Collections through February 4th!

Food Collection boxes will be located in all our senior centers, located in Crystal Lake & McHenry in McHenry County, Aurora & Elgin in Kane County and in Yorkville, our Kendall County office. Beginning on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 21st and continuing through Super Bowl Sunday, February 3rd. Suggested donations include, canned & boxed meals, dry cereal & oatmeal, canned soup, canned chili, canned meats or tuna, canned tomatoes and sauce, canned vegetables, peanut butter & jelly, baby food and formula also gift cards or cash. Non-food items are also requested and offered to clients; bath soap (bars), shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes & toothpaste, dish & laundry detergent, baby diapers and wipes and feminine hygiene products. Donated items collected will be delivered to our partnering food pantries in several communities across McHenry, Kane and Kendall Counties. Participating in Souper Bowl of Caring is a great way for all our senior participants and community members to contribute in this important work of offering food for those in need. The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program and their members appreciate the close relationships built with the food pantries recognizing that many seniors are in need of the pantry services, and they are glad to be able to contribute to the pantry in any way they can. More information is available about RSVP, the Souper Bowl of Caring, and National Days of Service and Remembrance by contacting Debbie Danitz at Senior Services Associates at (815) 344-3555 ddanitz@seniorservicesassoc.org , Elgin, Peggy Gomez at (847) 741-0404 or pgomez@seniorservicesassoc.org for Kendall or So. Kane Counties contact Deborah Sheppard at (630) 553-5777 or dsheppard@seniorservicesassoc.org