Help those in need this winter by donating food and warm clothing through local ward offices, covering Lincoln Square and the surrounding neighborhoods.
Monday began the annual 40th Ward Food Drive.
Until Dec. 17, residents can drop non-perishable food items by the ward at 5850 N. Lincoln Avenue. It’ll be open from 9 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 9 to 7 p.m. on Monday and Thursday.
All donated items will be distributed to local pantries throughout the ward, according to a ward announcement.
Residents can also donate hats, mittens, gloves and scarves this season at the Ward 47 office, 4243 N. Lincoln Ave.
The office will take donations Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Dec. 19.