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Food

Food

 

Drop off canned goods and other staples at any of the following locations. Please keep in mind our most needed items: peanut butter, jelly, pasta sauce, canned fruits, canned meats, cereals…

 

Drop off locations

 

Elmhurst Park District

October 30 - November 26, 2017

Courts Plus, 186 S. West

 

Elmhurst Public Library

October 30 - November 26, 2017

125 S. Prospect Ave.

 

Elmhurst YMCA

October 30 - November 26, 2017

211 W. First Street

 
Funds

Funds

 

Donate now! We feed as many people as possible with every single dollar. The UCCA takes great pride in the fact that over 99% of all funds collected go to feed those in need in our own community.

 

Make a Tribute Gift to honor someone special. We'll send a special greeting to those you honor for birthdays, anniversaries, memorials or other special events.

 

Make a gift by mail to UCCA at:

125 W. Church St., Elmhurst, IL 60126.

 

Make a donation online:

 

 

Make a Virtual Gift of a Holiday Meal Box for a local family for only $16 each. UCCA will provide all the fixings for a traditional holiday meal for a family of 8.

 

Tax Information - UCCA is registered as a 501 (C) (3) organization with the IRS.

 
Volunteer

Want to Volunteer?

 

The UCCA is a 100% volunteer driven organization. At certain times of year we need extra help!

 

Volunteers with muscle are needed to help for the Annual Holiday Food Drive. We sort and pack food on November 27th, 28th, & 29th from 9 am-3pm at the Elmhurst Public Works Garage, 985 S. Riverside Dr.

 

Volunteer drivers are needed for delivering holiday baskets to families on Sat., December 9, 2017 from 8-9 a.m., also at the Elmhurst Public Works Garage.

 

Please email us if you can help.

 
Support our Fundraisers

Support our Fundraisers!

 

Several events are held annually to help fund our hunger-relief program!

 

You can help by attending one or more of the upcoming events to benefit UCCA.

 

arrow THE JAYCEES PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 7:30am-11am

Elmhurst Family Restaurant, 441 W. Lake Street, Elmhurst. Unlimited pancakes, coffee and soft drinks.

 

$8 pre-sale and $5 for kids under 10, and $10 at the door. Purchase tickets from a Jaycee or email here.

 

Jaycees will use the proceeds from this event to purchase paper products and health and beauty aids for the holiday food drive.

 

arrow 34th ANNUAL DAN GIBBONS TURKEY TROT

Thursday, November 23, 2017, at 9am at the intersection of Adell Pl. & Park Ave.

 

Pre-registration fee of $35 per person www.dangibbonsturkeytrot.com

 

UCCA is fortunate to be one of the recipients of the proceeds from this great family event!

Support our Fundraisers

 

 

arrow FRANCESCA'S EAT & EARN BENEFIT

Thursday, December 7, Lunch, Dinner & Carryout Francesca’s Amici Restaurant, 174 N. York Street, Elmhurst.

 

Present your coupon and 15% of your pretax bill will benefit UCCA.

 

arrow SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL TASTE OF THE TOWN: FOOD FOR LIFE

Thursday, May 17, 20186-10pm, Wilder Mansion, 211 S. Prospect, Elmhurst. Join us for a fun evening of food and beverage tastings from Elmhurst establishments!

 

arrow YOU CAN NOW SUPPORT UCCA WHEN YOU SHOP ONLINE AT AMAZON!
Log on to www.smile.amazon.com, select UCCA as your charity of choice, and shop as you normally would. 0.5% of what you spend on eligible purchases will automatically be donated to UCCA!

 

Wishlist

Wish List Items

 

Help us use every dollar to fight hunger by donating supplies we use:

 

- Stamps

- Reams of paper

- Gift cards from local businesses: Wal-Mart, kmart, Kohl's, Target, gas cards, etc.