(Orland Township, IL – April 20, 2020) — Orland Township will be distributing groceries, free of charge, to Orland Township residents who are experiencing financial hardship since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, according to the office of Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady.
The Township Food Pantry will have 250 boxes packed with perishable and non-perishable grocery items and a gift card to a local grocery store. Proof of residency is required.
“Orland Township residents, local organizations and businesses continue to amaze and overwhelm us with their generosity,” said Supervisor O’Grady. “Because of their continued commitment to the community, we are able to pay it forward and offer any resident in need a box packed full of groceries. I want to offer special thanks to the Orland Park Lions Club, the Orland Park Kiwanis Club, John Doria/Christopher Burke Engineering and all our kind-hearted residents for their continued support of our mission to serve the community.”
The Orland Township Food Pantry continues to operate on a drive-thru basis – residents are asked to follow the signs in the parking lot and remain in their vehicles. Township personnel are adhering to recommendations of wearing a mask and gloves while working and residents are also asked to wear a mask and gloves when presenting their identification / proof of residency to Township staff.
The Orland Township grocery distribution is scheduled for Friday, April 24, at Orland Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until boxes last. Identification with proof of residency is required and only one box per address.
For more information, please call the Township at (708) 403-4222, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.