6 Easy Ways To Fight Hunger On The North Shore

Believe it or not, one in five children within just a few miles of us–in Lake and Cook counties–are considered severely underfed. The following six organizations and events make it very easy for you to help these kids:

What: Northfield Township Food Pantry Sip and Shop

Where: J. McLaughlin, 567 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka

When: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

What: Hunger Resource Network Community Outreach Day

Where: Parking lot of Sunset Foods, 1127 Church St., Northbrook

When: Saturday, Nov. 9, 7-10 a.m.

What: The Volunteer Center Make A Difference Day

Where: Indian Hill Train Station Parking Lot, Green Bay Road and Winnetka Avenue

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to noon

What: Beef4Hunger Veteran’s Day Mobile Food Pantry

Where: 200 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Waukegan

When: Monday, Nov. 11, 9:30 a.m.-noon

What: New Trier Township Food Pantry

Where: Township office, 739 Elm St., Winnetka

When: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: COOL Food Pantry

Where: Pantry East is located at 127 W. water St. in Waukegan and Pantry West is located at 25519 W. Highway 134 in Ingleside.

What: Donations can be made Mondays from 1-5 and Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri from 10-2.

Important Note: Thanks to Diane Thackston for the COOL information

Learn more about all six here.