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New Lenox Star (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, New Lenox, Illinois Army reports increase in requests for food by Loann Mathews statistics from the salvation army in Chicago Heights show an increase from last year in the number of families who seek its help. A a we re doing too to 150 More cases a month for food a says salvation army caseworker Dorothy Holman. A a we be already done 150 applications for Christmas food baskets a those families Are among the 500 to 600 the salvation army anticipates providing with a food Basket this Holiday season through the project share program. The 25-year-old Holiday food drive is organized by Midwest suburban publishing which relies on la local agencies the salvation army included to distribute the food. The is to feed 6,000 families this year. A some people come Back and Tell How much the baskets meant to them a Holman says. A their children would not have had readers who wish to donate Money to help feed the hungry May do so by sending a Check to project share map 6901 w. 159th St., Tinley Park 60477. A dinner for a family of four costs $12. Many of the people the salvation Anay sees have Low income jobs. A they have a Choice of paying Bills or eating a Holman says. A other people have to choose to eat or get their one salvation army client receiving a food Basket is a single Mother who suffers from multiple Holman sclerosis. She takes six medications for her illness one of which costs nearly $1,000 a month. A without an Agency that project share gives to people like that have any place to go Holman says. A we done to know what wed do without project share a Holman adds. A project share is one of the Best things that was done. It Means so much to us and it makes a difference to the Holman says she understands what its like to be needy. Her own father died when she was five. Her Mother had to provide for four children. A there Wasny to that much Money. It was Tough a she says. A my Mother made do with what we Holman a husband also understands what its like to be hungry. A if they had Bologna it was like Steak. Peanut butter and crackers were great a Holman says her husband has told her. Volunteers Are needed to unload the trucks that bring the food donated through project share to the salvation army and then pack the bags Holman says. Information about volunteering or either giving to or receiving donations from the salvation army is available from Holman or Pat Kidrowski at 708 754-3062. Other agencies that work with project share Are Jones memorial Community Center Community economic and development association agencies in Bloom Rich Harvey and Robbins Worth township. And fish Mokena Marley Frankfort Hope Community services respond now South Chicago chamber of Commerce together we Cope. More information about project share is with sue Rosinski map promotions 708 633-6971 or at both the Star and Southtown web Sites and . Among the project share Sites is Olympia Fields osteopathic regional medical Center. Employees Joann Keenan and Doug Foglietta look Over donations at one of several collection Sites in the Hospital. Star photo by Phil faso below Oak Forest City Hall serves As a project share site. Students from Fiel Crest school in Oak Forest donated 1,458 pounds of food to project share. Students delivered the food to City Hall. Project share food donation Sites every year hundreds of area residents participate in project share in various ways. Some by donating Cash to the Midwest suburban publishing Holiday food drive others by shopping at Walt a food stores and still others by donating non perishable food items at various locations throughout the Southland. This food is donated to the food pantries operated by la project share agencies. More information about share Sites is with sue Hoffmann at 708 633-6972. These Sites have announced food drives for the Holiday food program country club Hills City of country club Hills accepts donations through wednesday. Items May be brought to the Vestibule of City Hall 4200 w. 183rd St., or to first Midwest Bank at 4101 w. 183rd St., country club Hills. Food will be divided Between project share and another Agency. Wanda Cornein has details at 708 798-2616, ext. 2260. Flossmoor Flossmoor Hills elementary school 3721 Beech St., accepts donations through wednesday. Andy Baltazar has information at 708 206-2737. Frankfort coldwell banker Honig Bell 625 n. Lagrange Road serves As a drop off location until monday. Items May be dropped off today from to . To 4 . And monday Between 9 . And 8 . Denise Underwood has details at 815 469-3939. Harvey restoration ministries 253 e. 159th St., serves As a drop off site for project share. Jacki Rivera has information at 708 333-3370. Of you or someone you love needs breast cancer information or support Call they me hotline at 800-221-2141 Hazel Crest South suburban Hospital 17800 s. Kedzie ave. Lenora Bridges at 708 799-8000, ext. 3006, is in charge of the hospitals program which includes food donated by both employees and Hospital visitors. The drive ends monday. Mokena the 1-80 regional Myca 19815 s. Lagrange Road accepts non perishable items through Friday. Melanie Johnson has information at 708 478-9622. Orland Park Borders books and music at 15260 s. Lagrange Road will again serve As a drop off location for non perishable food items. Keltryn Putnam is in charge of the event. She May be reached at 708 460-7566. Orland Park Gold a gym collects non perishable items through Friday. Information is with Susan Keefer at the gym 15750 s. Harlem ave., 708 429-5438. Palos Hills is. Constantine and Helen greek orthodox Church 11025 s. Roberts Road accepts non perishable donations through the Holiday season. Donation boxes Are inside All Church entrances. Chris Avram Poulos has More information at 708 974-3400. South Holland Humana inc. The Star a a Hollinger International publication Frankfort Mokena lists 444090 published every thursday and sunday by Star publications at 6901 w. 159th St., Tinley Park Illinois 60477. Telephone 802-8800. Kenneth j. Depaola jr., president and publisher Franklin Shuftan editor single copy so cents thursday $1 sunday medicare sales South 16242 s. Prince drive collects non perishable donations until monday. Devalyn Kirkman has information at 708 210-0600 or 708 210-0610. Walt a food connection area residents who shop at any of Walt a food stores and Purchase selected Kraft foods products through dec. 31 also help project share. Krafts a families helping families program will donate to cents per product bought to project share for its food drive. Walt a stores Are in Tinley Park Homewood Crete South Holland and Dyer ind. 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