The Buena Park Neighbors Association will formally announce a partnership with the Lakeview Pantry at an open house on April 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Lakeview Pantry, 3945 N. Sheridan Rd. (located across from the Red Line station at Irving and Sheridan). Buena Park residents are welcome to attend and tour Lakeview Pantry’s new service center for the.
Buena Park Neighbors will support the pantry in their efforts to provide food for those in need in the North Chicago area. The Pantry was founded in 1970 and is the largest in Chicago. It distributes more than 1.6 million pounds of food to 7,000 households on Chicago’s north side. Currently, 65 residents of Buena Park volunteer at the Pantry with 17 doing so nearly every week.
Lakeview Pantry resident and volunteer Curt Wiley says, “I enjoy my work at Lakeview Pantry, because they do such a great job in providing food for so many Chicagoans. Their staff also makes the volunteer experience a positive one; they are very well organized and committed.”
Join Lakeview Pantry to celebrate this partnership and get a firsthand look at the great work being done by our neighborhood partner.