McCOLLY Foundation collects over 3,000 pounds of food



Schererville, IN - The McColly Foundation and McColly Companies of Northwest Indiana and Chicago Southland collected over 3,000 pounds of food for their Holiday Food Drive held between November 15th and December 13th, 2013.

Due to the extreme generosity of staff, agents, clients and the community the McColly Foundation accomplished and exceed their goal of 1,000 pounds of food. To increase donations, the McColly Foundation encouraged all participate in the "Pasta 500" in hopes of collecting 500 boxes of pasta, "Bean Week" and "Tuna Friday".

The food collected was donated to the following food banks, pantries and shelters in Northwest Indiana and Chicago Southland.

Some recipients included:

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, Gary Indiana
The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is located in Gary and supplies food to over 100 pantries and soup kitchens in Lake and Porter Counties.

Together We Cope, Tinley Park, Illinois
Together We Cope serves people from 22 South Suburban communities in Bremen, Orland, Palos and Worth townships.

Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry, Chesterton, Indiana
Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry serves almost 9,000 units each year.

Good Neighbor Food Pantry, DeMotte
, Indiana
Good Neighbor Food Pantry provides assistance to the DeMotte and Jasper County.

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