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Lemont charity seeks volunteers for Tag Days fundraiser this weekend

Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:32 p.m. CDT

LEMONT – The Hope and Friendship Foundation of Lemont has scheduled the 2013 Hope and Friendship Tag Days, its only fundraising effort of the year, for Friday and Saturday.

Volunteers will work in two-hour shifts at three Lemont locations: at State and 127th streets (ages 18 and older); Jewel, 1202 State St. (all ages); and Chipain's Fresh Market, 1100 State St. (all ages).

Those interested in scheduling a volunteer time should call Bill Thompson at 630-561-0916 or email

Hope and Friendship is a conduit of surplus meals, household appliances, furniture or belongings from households that can give to people that are in need of these items. For more information, visit:

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