On May 6, the Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry and Catholic Charities distributed food to 476 families at St. Mary Immaculate Parish in Plainfield.
Food was distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies lasted. Food was free to low-income neighbors in need.
This was a drive-thru distribution. Numark Credit Union was the sponsor.
The Helping Hands group included state Rep. Mark Batinick, R-Plainfield, along with Georgette Wurster and Chris Arnold (SMI coordinators), Plainfield Cert Team, Village Administrator Brian Murphy, Plainfield Police Chief John Konopek, Commander Ken Ruggles and Plainfield Fire Chief Jon Stratton.