New Community Counseling And Ministries
Rating: 4.82 stars 28 reviews
Issues: Job Training, Food, Homeless & Housing, Human Services
Location: 1549 Fairway Drive, #202 Naperville IL 60517 USA
Results: Helping families get through financial and significant crises healthy, organic fruits, vegetables and other products. We also have provided hundreds of smiles, toys, gift cards, even appliances and electronics to families experiencing extraordinary hardships during the holiday season through our Adopt-A-Family program.
Target demographics: Veterans, Disabled, Seniors, Adults and low-income families experiencing a significant life crises in the west, southwest and far west suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
Geographic areas served: Midwest, mostly Illinois
Programs: Food Thing Network, Adopt-A-Family, Low and Moderate Income Housing, Food Thing On Wheels
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Food Thing provides a unique mixture of direct service and empowerment to community members in need. The recipients gain healthy food on a weekly basis through their own effort and energy of a volunteer commitment and a small monetary cost, earning and paying for the benefit rather than being handed something free as a "charity case." In addition, Food Thing's unique system of food collection and distribution means same or next day delivery of the food, ensuring freshness of the vegetables and other perishable items.
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