BACC Women’s Biz Net Hosts “Christmas in July” Food Pantry Drive

The Talk in 60010
July 21, 2017

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) Women’s Biz Net (WBN) Council is requesting donations for its annual “Christmas in July” Food Pantry Drive to support families in need in the Barrington area.


Donations of non-perishable household goods should be dropped off at the Barrington Chamber office, 190 E. James St. in Barrington, by July 28.

Wish list items to fill shelves at the Barrington and Cuba Township food pantries include, but are not limited to:

  • small containers of condiments

  • canned fruits

  • pasta, juices

  • toiletries

  • pet food

  • gas or local discount store gift cards

  • paper products


The Barrington Township food pantry is available to qualifying Barrington Township residents, many of which are seniors on a fixed income. Donations of non-perishable food items are always appreciated. For more information, visit www.barringtontownship.com.

The Cuba Township food pantry is available to any Cuba Township resident in need. Items from the pantry are available once a month, and in the summer fresh produce pickup is available weekly from local gardeners. For more information, visit www.cubatownship.com.

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Biz Net (WBN) is a network of women empowering women. WBN offers monthly meetings and programs that bring relevant topics, networking opportunities, and a forum for building relationships that can enhance your business aspirations and enrich your life. The group’s Mission Statement is: “To gather professional women to inspire, enrich, empower and benefit from the unique talents of extraordinary women!” WBN offers monthly meetings at lunch or breakfast.