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The Bloom Township Food Pantry will serve area residents from its newly constructed site and will celebrate its Grand Opening on Saturday, June 25th.Please take note of the following events that support the Township Food Pantry and look for additional details next week in the newsletter on the food distribution dates for the pantry!Hunger Walk at Jackson ParkOn Saturday, June 25th, the Greater Chicago Food Depository will host its 31st Annual Hunger Walk at Jackson Park, a two-mile walk around a festivity area that includes sponsor tents, a stage with live entertainment and an advocacy and children’s activity tent.Check in begins at 7:00 AM and step-off is at 8:30 AM. For each participant registered and checked in by 9:00 AM, the Bloom Township Food Pantry will receive credits for food purchases with Greater Chicago Food Depository. It is FREE to register and the Township will be providing a hamburger and hot dog lunch for supporters as well as bus transportation to the event. To register contact Leticia Gonzalez at LeticiaG@bloomtownship.org and provide the following information for each individual planning to attend: Full name, DOB, address, email, phone number, and if they would like transportation. Confirmations and tickets will be sent to each participant's email.For more information or to donate please visit http://www.crowdrise.com/bloom-township-food-pantry. All funds donated will be banked with Greater Chicago Food Depository for use of food purchases.Car Wash FundraiserThe Township will hold its annual Car Wash Fundraiser on Saturday, July 9th from 8:00 AM to Noon at Bloom Township Center, 425 South Halsted Street in Chicago Heights. All donations will go directly to the new food pantry.For information on outreach and services provided by the food pantry, please contact Food Pantry Director Leticia Gonzalez at (708) 754-9400 or via email at LeticiaG@bloomtownship.org.