CHICAGO (CBS)– Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood was spared from a lot of the destruction and looting last week.
Now, they’re helping hard-hit neighbors down in Auburn Gresham.READ MORE: Competing Versions Of Civilian Police Oversight Board Both Stall In Public Safety Committee
After the Pilsen Food Pantry heard about how people in Auburn Gresham were struggling to find places that sold groceries and baby items, they started a baby needs drive.READ MORE: Settlement Talks In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid Case Break Down; City Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuit
People all over the Chicago area responded, as far out as the northern suburbs.
Food pantry officials said the drive generated 32,000 diapers, 100,000 baby wipes and 100,000 ounces of baby formula.MORE NEWS: Working For Chicago: Nordstrom Holds Hiring Event Through Friday Night
To donate, visit the Pilsen Food Pantry website.