CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Broadcasters Uniting Against Hunger food drive is really picking up steam with yet another massive match opportunity. You can help double the impact of a new partner by donating.
The food drive kicked off just over a week ago. So far generous donors have contributed close to $1.1 million.READ MORE: CBS 2 Vault: Walter Mondale Vs. Gary Hart In The 1984 Democratic Presidential Primary
The newest partner is the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation. It promotes projects working to improve the health and wellness of children. That’s why the foundation is providing $200,000 in grants to support all eight food banks serving Illinois.READ MORE: Former Vice President, Democratic Presidential Nominee Walter Mondale Dies At 93
But your contributions are needed to help match the foundation’s generosity.
The goal has been raised to $1.25 million to support families across the state at this critical time.MORE NEWS: Chicago Public Schools High School Students Return To Classrooms
Double the impact now by making a donation at feedingillinois.org or you can text FEEDIL to 91999.