RISMEDIA, January 13, 2014–The McColly Foundation and McColly companies of Northwest Indiana and Chicago Southland collected over 3,000 pounds of food for their Holiday Food Drive held between November 15 and December 13, 2013.
Due to the extreme generosity of staff, agents, clients and community the McColly Foundation accomplished and exceeded their goal of 1,000 pounds of food. To increase donations, the McColly Foundation encouraged all to participate in the “Pasta 500,” “Bean Week” and “Tuna Friday” to name a few ways to boost participation.
The food collected was donated to the following food banks, pantries and shelters in Northwest Indiana and Chicago Southland.
- The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, Gary, IN
The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is located in Gary and supplies food to over 100 pantries and soup kitchens in Lake and Porter Counties.
- Together We Cope, Tinley Park, IL
Together We Cope serves people from 22 South Suburban communities in Bremen, Orland, Palos and Worth townships.Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry, Chesterton, IN
The Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry serves almost 9,000 individual units each year.
- Good Neighbor Food Pantry, DeMotte, IN
The Good Neighbor Food Pantry provides assistance to the DeMotte in Jasper County.
If you would like more information about the McColly Foundation, please visit mccollyfoundation.org