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Daley presents check to food bank

November 24, 2009 3:33:28 PM PST
Mayor Daley made a city of Chicago contribution to help feed the needy on Tuesday saying the state of the nation's economy makes such work very important.The mayor displayed an enlarged version of the check while visiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository. It's for more than $32,000. He said Thanksgiving is a perfect time for all Americans to reflect on the need to help the hungry.

"The holiday season presents all of us with an opportunity to renew our commitment to the important work of helping the Chicagoans who need it the most, by donating food, by donating your time, by supporting organizations that do this work every day of the year," said Daley.

ABC7 and Dominicks have teamed up to help raise money and food donations for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Be sure to look for the donation bins in your area Dominicks grocery store.

To donate, click on www.chicagosfoodbank.org/site/PageServer

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