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Food Day, Healthy Food Drive – Thru 10/24

Blue Island’s Model Communities Coalition hosts 1st Annual, Food Day Healthy Food Drive

From Oct 10-24, we’ll be collecting healthy, non-perishable food items for local food banks.

Food Day, Healthy Food Drive 2011

Food Day, Healthy Food Drive Now-October 24, 2011

Food Day is about expanding access to and promoting SAFE & HEALTHY foods, while reducing diet-related disease. So, Please read labels and avoid items with high fructose corn syrup, heavy sugar, and high sodium levels.

  • • Canned Fish & Meats (Low Sodium, Low Preservatives)
  • • Canned Fruits & Vegetables (Low Sugar & Low sodium)
  • • Peanut Butter and other nut butters (Low Sugar)
  • • Canned & Boxed Meals (Low Sodium, Low Preservatives)
  • • Canned or Dried Beans
  • • Whole Grain Pasta & Rice
  • • Whole Grain Cereal, Crackers (low sugar)

Food Drop Off Spots

  • • City Hall
  • • St. Benedicts Church
  • • CEDA Head Start
  • • Blue Island Public Library
  • • Cafe Tenochtitlan
  • • Carr Gardens
  • • Tommy Brown Sports Association
  • • MetroSouth Medical Center
  • • Eisenhower High School
  • • Beggar’s Pizza (Western Ave Location)

Download the flyer [.pdf]