ST. CHARLESNorthern Illinois Food Bank will hold its seventh annual Hunger Scramble golf outingWill Golf for Foodon Monday, Aug. 22, at Mill Creek Golf Club in Geneva, Ill. For the fifth year, GMAC-Residential Funding Corporation is providing the primary event sponsorship. This event is open to the public and is a major fund-raiser to help meet the growing need for food assistance and to increase hunger awareness in local communities.
Once again, GMAC is demonstrating their commitment to helping hungry neighbors by supporting this great way for people to enjoy an afternoon of golf while also helping provide food to families and children who need help, said Mary Hayes, the food banks assistant executive director.
Hunger Scramble VIIWill Golf for Foodwill raise funds to support the food banks efforts to feed hungry people in local communities. The event includes lunch, golf, dinner, and prizes. Registration and lunch begin at noon and are followed by a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Dinner follows, including prizes and awards. Individual tickets for golf are $175 and foursomes are $600; dinner alone can be provided for $75. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are available and include contest holes (Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Eagle, Birdie and Par).
To register for a great afternoon of golf on an exciting and challenging golf course, call Northern Illinois Food bank at 630-443-6910, ext. 11, or visit www.northernilfoodbank.org.
Last year, Northern Illinois Food Bank distributed 20.7 million pounds of food to help thousands of people. NIFB acquires donated food from retailers, manufacturers, corporations, and community resources and distributes it to those in need through a network of more than 480 nonprofit food assistance agencies in 13 northern Illinois counties: Boone, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will, and Winnebago.
From the Aug. 10-16, 2005, issue