Glen Ellyn Food Pantry seeks Thanksgiving donations for 550 needy families

GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry needs help from community members to provide 550 local families with Thanksgiving Food Boxes.

The Thanksgiving Meal Appeal is one of the pantry's most important fundraising campaigns, seeking to provide all families with a happy holiday season, according to a pantry news release.

A $50 tax-deductible donation for a Thanksgiving Food Box sponsorship will provide a family with a 12- to 14-pound turkey and box of non-perishable and perishable food items.

Donations of any amount are welcome and may be made online at glenellynfoodpantry.org or by mail to: Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, 493 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.