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Village Accepting Donations for Holiday Assistance Programs

Post Date:11/25/2019
food_driveHelp is available through Mount Prospect’s Human Services Department for individuals and families living in Mount Prospect who need assistance at any time during the year. As the holidays approach, the residents of Mount Prospect and the Human Services Department are ready to spread some holiday cheer to those in need of assistance. Donations of food items can be brought to the Human Services Department on the 2nd floor of Village Hall at 50 South Emerson Street ,Department social workers or case workers meet with the resident to determine the family’s eligibility for the program.

The items that are most needed are listed below:
• Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups
• Canned Beef Stew, Chicken & Dumplings, SPAM, etc.
• Canned Meats/Tuna
• Canned Ravioli & Spaghetti
• Cookies
• Crackers
• Tomato Sauce and Spaghetti Sauce
• Jam & Jelly
• Instant Mashed Potatoes
• Gluten Free Items
• Sugar Free Items

Please do not donate cans larger than 32 oz. or packages larger than 5 lbs. as our donations are given to individuals and families, thus smaller portions work best. Please keep in mind, we cannot accept expired items. 

For more information, please contact the Human Services Department at 847.870.5680.
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