A “Fresh Produce Pop-Up Event” will be hosted in Joliet from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 at Community Lifeline Ministries, 158 S. Joliet St., Joliet, IL 60436. Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is partnering with the Community Nutrition Network and Senior Services Association, Meals on Wheels Foundation of Northern Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, and Community Lifeline Ministries to host the event.
The event will provide attendees with free produce, vegetables, and protein, along with other food items provided by Community Lifeline Ministries. Any members of the public in need of food assistance are welcome to attend without pre-approval or special requirements. Food is available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
“Access to fresh and nutritious food is essential, and I invite anyone in need of assistance with groceries to attend this event,” said County Executive Bertino-Tarrant. “Many of our communities are facing increased need for resources to address food insecurity. I appreciate our partners for their hard work to ensure that food is available.”