SHARE food program to take January orders

McHENRY – The McHenry County SHARE Food program will be taking orders Friday and Saturday for January delivery.

McHenry County SHARE is a nonprofit food-buying club that offers good, nutritious food at reduced prices through an all-volunteer distribution system. The savings are 25 percent to 35 percent of grocery store prices.

To view the list of items for January 2013, visit

Locally, participants can place orders from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the McHenry Township Senior Center 3519 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg, or from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Evangelical Free Church of McHenry, 2614 N. Ringwood Road, McHenry.

Orders also can be placed at 855-832-7238 or online at no later than Jan. 20.

All are welcome to participate. There are no income guidelines, membership fees or eligibility requirements.

Businesses and individuals are encouraged to sponsor a deserving family each month for about $1 a day.

The program accepts cash, checks locally and credit and debit cards online.

Delivery will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Jan. 26 at Evangelical Free Church of McHenry, 2614 N Ringwood Road, McHenry, and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at The Pointe 5650 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake.

For information, call site coordinator Jerry Macey at 815-690-2606.

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