Another of our adopted partners, Food For Greater Elgin, provides food to families and serves 32,400 children per year. They have participated in the Milk2MyPlate program, an innovative partnership with Northern Illinois Food Bank, to make milk available to families with children. Sadly, milk is one of the least often items donated to food pantries and one of the most expensive for pantries to purchase.
With your generous support, we are funding the Milk2MyPlate program for them for 2017, which will provide 9,600 gallons of milk for families with children. Food for Greater Elgin is the largest pantry in the Elgin area that provides milk to families.
Michelle Frampton, Executive Director said, “Your annual gift provides 250 full carts of nutritious food for a week for families in need. This gift will help us ensure that there are gallons of milk in those carts as well. Thank you for all you do for our community!”