Mobile Food Pantry events
- Saturday, October 10th - Ontarioville Elementary School 2100 Elm Street Hanover Park, IL.
Northern Illinois Mobile Food Pantry - Give Me Five! was joined by Poplar Creek Library, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, U-46 More at 4, and Greater Elgin Family Care Center to share books, activities and resources with all the families that drove through for groceries!
- Thursday, October 15th - Old Library Parking Lot 225 N. Grove Ave. Elgin IL.
Northern Illinois Mobile Food Pantry - Families who participated were welcomed by many communities agencies. EPEL and their partners distributed diapers to families, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois shared information and activities as well as Greater Elgin Family Care Center. Gail Borden Library, U-46 Parents as Teachers and Give Me Five! handed out books, activities, and informational flyers.
Safely Trick or Treat!
Thursday, October 29th – Streamwood Park District Park Place Parking Lot 550 S. Park Blvd. Streamwood, IL
Streamwood Park District hosted Safely Trunk or Treat! It was cold and windy but it didn’t stop the joy of connecting with families. Give Me Five! dressed up and handing out engaging activities for children!
“Learning on the Go” at the Laundromat
Give Me Five! along with Greater Elgin Family Care Center, U-46 Parents as Teachers and U-46 More at 4 made unannounced stops at Jet Express Laundromat. Families received information about flu shots, Birth to 5 programs as well as a Learning on the go Bag that contained a donated book from Gail Borden Library, coloring books from SCARCE and other fun activities!