HOW CAN ASCENSION PARISHIONERS HELP?
NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2021: Project HOPE FALL FOOD DRIVE
From November 1st through December 20th, Ascension’s Project HOPE will collect canned goods, non-perishable food items and Jewel gift cards for homeless and working poor families in our area! Please bring donations to the baskets located outside the Fellowship Hall. All items collected will be delivered directly to Vernon Hills Township Food Pantry and Midwest Veterans Closet. See lists of items requested below.
Purchase a Jewel Gift Card
DONATION ITEMS DROP OFF:
- Please drop off donations Sunday mornings; or, Monday - Fridays from 10 am-3 pm in the labeled baskets located outside Ascension's Fellowship Hall.
CAN I MAKE A MONETARY DONATION INSTEAD?
If you desire to contribute financially, please mail a check payable to Ascension of Our Lord, with "Project HOPE Fund” in the memo, and mail to:
Ascension of Our Lord
1207 Riverwoods Rd.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
WHAT IS Project HOPE
“Project HOPE” (Humanitarian Outreach and Philanthropic Engagement was created by the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago (“Metropolis”) to partner with local parishes to help provide food security and stable housing to those in need. At this time, Ascension will assist in meeting the needs of local homeless and working poor families served by Vernon Hills Township Food Pantry, as well as veterans and families served by the Midwest Veteran’s Closet.
Project HOPE maintains the anonymity of all beneficiaries and does not share information about its beneficiaries without their prior consent.