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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Park District welcomes Donations for Pennies for Pies Drive to Benefit Loaves & Fishes

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Naperville Park District is now accepting donations to the 15th annual Pennies for Pies drive through November 19.

From its inception in 2006, the goal of the Pennies for Pies campaign has been to encourage the community to make donations of any amount — including pocket change — to help fund the purchase of pumpkin pies to benefit residents in need through Loaves & Fishes Community Services. Donations may be made in person at select Park District facilities or online at www.napervilleparks.org by clicking on “online registration” and then “donations.”

During business hours, donations may be dropped off in person at Fort Hill Activity Center, Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, Springbrook Golf Course Golf Shop and Naperbrook Golf Course Golf Shop.

The Park District preschool classrooms also will be collecting donations for pies. The idea for the drive came from the preschools to help teach children that small donations can add up to provide something larger.

In 2020, community donations helped to fund the purchase of 120 pies. The pies purchased from donations this year will be delivered to Loaves & Fishes to help make Thanksgiving dinner more enjoyable and memorable for families in need in our community.

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