Thank you to our generous community for donating or participating for Give Where You Live - Deerfield, a "Day of Service" honoring Martin Luther King Jr.! On MLK Jr. Day, approximately 350 volunteers showed up to donate their time and/or goods.
We were able to collect the following in donations:
- Over 50 bags of groceries
- Over 20 gift cards
- Numerous bags of clothing and household items
At the service event, volunteers made:
- 400 personal hygiene kits
- 180 care packages
- 35 no-sew blankets,
- Over 500 handmade notes of encouragement
These donations benefit the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry, PADS Lake County, Inc., Midwest Veterans Closet and Nicasa.