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'Pack and Give Back' at Northern Illinois Food Bank

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 6:14 p.m. CDT

GENEVA – Pack and Give Back, a food-packing and fundraising event, is set for Saturday, July 19, at Northern Illinois Food Bank, 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva.

Teams of five will compete to pack the most food and raise the most money to help the food bank's efforts to solve hunger.

Teams can sign up for one of three packing shifts beginning at 9 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Each shift includes two hours of packing competition. Register by Tuesday, July 1, to get a Pack & Give Back T-shirt.

Contact Shannon Thompson at sthompson@northernilfoodbank.org or 630-443-6910 ext. 125. Teams and individuals are encouraged to fundraise through the event website, nifb.convio.net/packandgiveback.

All funds will benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank, where $1 donated provides $8 worth of groceries to those in need.

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