SPRINGFIELD — HSHS Illinois Home Care is holding a food drive in March for the Catholic Charities food pantry to help those struggling with food insecurity.
You can help by dropping off non-perishable food items at the HSHS Illinois Home Care office located at 2667 Farragut Drive, Springfield. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please wear a mask when dropping off items in the Home Care office.
Donations will be accepted the entire month of March. Some non-perishable items that Catholic Charities could use are:
- Pancake mix and syrup
- Canned fruit
- Pasta sauce
- Sugar free canned fruit
- Low salt canned vegetables
- Large boxes of oatmeal
- As well as any other non-perishable items.
Remember, canned fruits and vegetables are a good source of important nutrients. Select canned fruit that is packed in 100 percent juice or water and low-salt canned vegetables for a healthier lifestyle.