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Food and Household Item Drive

Help us help others! Join the Parent Association Service Committee May 17-21 during Morning Drop-Off for a special drive with double the impact, benefiting Lakeview Pantry and Digs with Dignity.

Lakeview Pantry
Help members of our Chicago community overcome hunger by donating nonperishable food items. Specifically, Lakeview Pantry has a need for the following: 

  • Baking Items (sugar, flour, cake mix, etc.)
  • Canned Beans
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Meals (chili, canned pasta, etc.)
  • Canned Tuna or chicken
  • Canned Soup
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Boxed Cereal
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Condiments 
  • Hot Cereal (oatmeal et al)
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rice
  • Side Dishes (mashed potatoes, etc.)

Digs with Dignity
Help provide dignified housing for Chicagoans coming out of homelessness by donating gently used household items. Specifically, Digs with Dignity is seeking:

Kitchen Wishlist

  • Cookie Sheets
  • Blenders
  • Toasters
  • Tea Kettles
  • Knives
  • Pot Holders
  • Oven Mitts
  • Measuring Cups
  • Colorful Dish Towels
  • Patterned Napkins
  • Napkin Rings/Holders
  • Small Microwaves

Linen Wishlist

  • Twin, Full or Queen Mattress Pads
  • Twin Comforters
  • Standard Pillows
  • Twin, Full or Queen Bedskirts
  • Twin, Full or Queen Blankets
  • Twin, Full or Queen Duvets/Duvet Inserts
  • Decorative Throw Pillows
  • Pillow Inserts

Bath Wishlist

  • Small Bath Garbage Cans
  • Shower Caddies
  • Patterned Cloth Shower Curtains
  • White or Clear Shower Curtain Liners
  • Over the Door Hooks
  • Colorful Bath Towels, Hand Towels and Wash Cloths

Please bring donation items to Morning Drop-Off for deposit into the bins located at entrances and the Courtyard. Items should be separate from your child's other possessions and ready for deposit (not in backpacks) so as not to block sidewalks or create bottlenecks at the door. 

Thank you so much for supporting our larger Chicago community! Questions can be directed to pa@ccookschool.org.