Women of Impact
We are building a team of women committed to making a difference locally for the 11,000+ individuals in NW DuPage County served by our pantries each year. Our goal is to build our group to 100 or more area women with a passion for feeding our local neighbors in need!
The commitment is to fund at least one project er year ($100 per project) and to recruit one new member to each meeting. Members will be presented with 2 - 3 projects per year in total (projects could be funding food for our pantries or small capital needs like shelving and refrigerators).
See information below about upcoming volunteer opportunities!
We are still seeking members to complete funding of our first project (see details below). To join our list of inaugural members, contact Heather@NeighborhoodFP.org or make your donation here:
Inaugural Members as of May 14, 2019
Lilly Aguilar, President/Owner, Solutions Cleaning Services
Irma Bates, Co-Owner & Vice President, Montenegro, Inc.
Jan Breyne, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Neighborhood Food Pantries
Pam Conn, Owner, Joe Cotton Ford
Kelly Cummings, Senior IP & Legal Counsel, Akzo Nobel
Melissa Ferguson, Alderman, City of West Chicago
Rebecca GiannelliBarb Goetzke
Sue Hallen, IP Management Solutions Manager, IBM
Jackie Hayden, Trustee, Wayne Township & Owner, Delta Insurance Advisors
Miriam Iwrey, Chief Executive Officer, Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce
Heather Kash, Development Director, Neighborhood Food Pantries
Marita Klamp, Community Relations, Belmont Village Senior Living
Pam Lansford, Secretary, Board of Directors, Neighborhood Food Pantries
Mary Beth Larson, Chief Financial Officer, Cornerstone Foodservice Group
Maria Malachowski, Board of Directors, Neighborhood Food Pantries
Marina Mattingly, Owner, Restoration Coalition
Laura Needs, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Samantha Peterson, Office Manager, State Farm Insurance - Dutch Van Rossum Agency
Carol Platt, Site Coordinator, Lutheran Church of the Master, Neighborhood Food Pantries
Sue Robinson, Teacher, St. Isidore School
Christine Ruffino, Dynamic Professional Women's Network
Susan Westgate, Library Director, Carol Stream Public Library
UPCOMING EVENTS & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
October 7 (4:30 - 6:30 pm). Carol Stream Rotary Mobile Food Pantry at Village Brook Apartments. Sign up to volunteer.
October 19 (6:00 pm). Neighborhood Food Pantries HarvestFest Dinner/Auction. More information or purchase tickets.
November 9 (am - time TBD). Neighborhood Food Pantries packing event at Northen IL Food Bank. Stay tuned for details.