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Deer Park Mall to collect food bank items – Shaw Local

DEER PARK – Deer Park Town Center, an outdoor lifestyle mall, announced it is hosting an April food drive in support of the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

“We identified a desperate plea for help in our community newspaper to support local food pantries and immediately sprang into action,” Angelika Fejklowicz, marketing manager at Deer Park Town Center, said in a statement. Press. “With the help of our retailers, we will be collecting food in hopes of alleviating hunger at a time when many families and individuals are struggling to make ends meet with soaring food prices and the essence. We are asking our community to consider donating non-perishable food items to the center to support our neighbors in need during this difficult time.

Donation drop boxes are located at the Deer Park downtown office in Suite 133. Retailers will also be collecting donations throughout the center including Altar’d State, Biaggi’s, Brighton, Fidelity Investments, GAP, MAC Cosmetics, Profile by Sanford, Sundance, Williams Sonoma and Yankee Candle.

Necessary food items include peanut butter, whole grain pasta, cereal, oatmeal, and other non-perishable items. Visit for a complete list of the most needed items.

To learn more about the Northern Illinois Food Bank and ways to donate, visit