When the coronavirus pandemic hit their Waukegan neighborhood hard, Beacon Place did what needed to be done and recently passed a critical milestone in support delivered.
Since March 19, 100,000 pounds of fresh meat and poultry, milk products and vegetables were boxed up and distributed weekly to its Waukegan families free of charge, no questions asked.
More than 4,800 fresh meals were delivered to families, nearly 500 boxes of household cleaning supplies, PPE and supports for home health were provided, and more than 20,000 hours of programs for children and adults.
“These milestones are a testament that Beacon Place is doing what needs to be done, for families to stay healthy and navigate the incredible challenges of this crisis,” said Joshua Fulcher, executive director of Beacon Place.Click through to read the full article about GFF the grantee: “Beacon Place reaches 100,000 pounds of food milestone” from the Lake County Journal | December 17, 2020.
Beacon Place reaches 100,000 pounds of food milestone
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