Thank you to everyone who supported and joined us for April Food Day 2023!

April Food Day is United Way’s annual food collection event and awards luncheon that addresses food insecurity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region facing high levels of poverty and systemic education, health, and wealth inequities.
To learn more about the April Food Day 2023 - Awards Luncheon, click here.

Food Collection Event Details

Thursday, April 27, 2023

10:00am - 2:00pm
Tinley Park Convention Center

18451 Convention Center Dr.
Tinley Park, IL

Questions? Please contact Maya Hardy.

—Unopened, non-expired items; no glass please—

• 100% Fruit and Vegetable Juice
• Bagged Rice and Beans (canned and dry)
• Canned Fruits and Vegetables (pull tops if possible)
• Cereal, Oatmeal, Granola Bars
• Chips, Cookies, and/or Crackers

• Canned Meats and Stews
• Peanut Butter and Jelly
• Infant Supplies (baby food, formula, diapers)
• Laundry Detergent
• Toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste, menstrual products)

Donated items will support agencies in the Southland, including
Blue Cap • Cornerstone Community Development Corporation • Governors State University
Orland Township • Respond Now • Restoration Ministries • Rich Township
St. Irenaeus • Thornton Township • Together We Cope

Support April Food Day with a Financial Gift

To support the event with a donation by credit card, please complete the donation form below.
For more ways to make a contribution, click here.
Thank you for your support.

To donate by stock, wire transfer, or other assets, please email or call 312.906.2238

To pay by check, please note “April Food Day 2023” on the check and make checks payable to United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. Please mail by US Postal Service to United Way of Metro Chicago | 231196 Momentum Place | Chicago, IL 60689

If shipping by UPS, FedEx, or messenger service, please send to United Way of Metro Chicago | Fifth Third Lockbox | Lockbox #231196 | 910 Pasquinelli Dr. | Westmont, IL 60559-5526

Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible.

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