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DuPage Health Coalition recently asked their clients/patients if they needed face masks and in just 24 hours more than 2,500 masks were requested! They learned that both adults and children needed masks. In a community as caring as ours, they just knew that there were lots of people who would want to help ensure […]

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State Senator John Curran will host an on-line Medicare event August 12 from 10am – 11:30am. Relax and attend in the comfort of your own home!

To join, visit Senator Curran’s website at www.senatorcurran.com. The link and password to join the event, will be on the front page of his website on the […]

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People’s Resource Center’s services are temporarily limited. Please take a look at some of their new hours at both locations (Westmont and Wheaton), and their guidelines for receiving services.

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5 Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for July 23rd! This has bee a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

YOU MUST REGISTER starting now, ending Monday July 20th at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday July 23rd from 9am to 11am at […]

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Do you want to share and record your personal narrative about living through the COVID-19 Pandemic? Here’s your chance! People’s Resource Center (PRC) has created  and launched the Community Resilience Project for exactly this purpose. Be a part of history by joining this online exhibition through a variety of avenues including: writing, video, art work, photography […]

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Want to take a class within the safety of your own home, and feel that you are still moving in the right direction? People’s Resource Center (PRC) is currently offering 3 Job Assistance Workshops  (June 11th, 25th & July 9th) through the Downers Grove Public Library. Check out their flyer for registration information. Sign up […]

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A Thank You Note

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Getting ready to give!

We just finished our third event where we give seniors 60 and older a five-pack of frozen meals. Another 200 today. We’ve done three of these, partnering with our good friends at DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

We will have two more events to take us into the fall, and the next […]

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On Friday, June 5th, 2020, Downers Grove Township broke ground on its long-planned Township Multi-purpose Senior Center. The project is located immediately next door to the existing Township offices located at 4340 Prince, Downers Grove IL.

Attending the brief ceremony were over representatives of the non-profit volunteer groups and educational institutions that will make […]

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This weekend Cub Scout Pack 227 and Troop 57 led the effort to collect food and personal items, and delivered big time to the FISH Food and Clothing Pantry located in the DG Township building at 4340 Prince.

Thanks to their leaders, Eric Lipa and Jim Lueppe, who organized the event and all who participated […]

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Third Time’s a Charm! 5 Pack Frozen Meals Available to Seniors 60 or over an encore event! This event was so popular DuPage Senior Citizens Council agreed to let us do it a third time!

YOU MUST REGISTER starting Monday June 1st, ending Monday June 22nd at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday June 25th […]

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Township offices Closed Memorial Day , Monday May 25th. The FISH Food and Clothing Pantry is normally also closed on this holiday.

HOWEVER, due to the food pantry being open only one day a week during the quarantine, FISH Food Pantry will be open Tuesday May 26th from 9-11am (normal hours) to distribute food to those […]

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Supervisor’s Note: This is an outstanding example of how non-profit organizations reach out to help each other, to help those in need. These two call to actions, for food and funding for the 50 year young FISH Food and Clothing Pantry, provide not only a bridge over troubled waters for our most vulnerable citizens, but […]

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FISH Pantry UPDATE 3/30

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The “drive up” is open to give food to those in need and accept food from those in deed! Open on Monday from 9am to 11am. Donate online at www.downersgrovefish.org.

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UPDATE: The Annual Town Meeting is required by state law. The meeting will remain scheduled unless and until such a time as the Township receives guidance otherwise. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.

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Giving DuPage serves as the DuPage County Volunteer Center, with a mission to promote giving and volunteering countywide.” They have been contacting food pantries and other agencies around the area to see where the need is greatest. Please check out their website. This is an URGENT need for volunteers. You can sign up through […]

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