Hernandez and Youth Group Sponsor Food Drive

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsState Representative Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez (D-Cicero) and her Youth Initiative for Civic Engagement (YICE) Group are sponsoring the “Cesar Chavez Food Drive” to collect non-perishable food items for families in need until March 28.

Hernandez’s YICE Group is an effort to promote youth involvement in the community, and their “Cesar Chavez Food Drive” will gather non-perishable food items and goods to help the local Catholic Charities food pantry provide for families in need. Donations may be dropped off from now until March 28 at Hernandez’s office, which is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4:30 p.m. each day. The drive is requesting food such as: canned fruit and vegetables, sugar, bottled water, dried pasta, pancake mix, flour, and maple syrup; and household supplies such as paper towels and cleaning liquids.

For more information on the food drive or to drop off donations, please contact Rep. Hernandez’s full-time constituent service office at (708) 222-5240 or visit her office located at 2137 S. Lombard – Suite 205, Cicero, IL 60804.

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