The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 17, 2013

Lawyers host food drive


DANVILLE — In conjunction with Lawyers Feeding Illinois, the Vermilion County Bar Association will have a food and fundraising campaign starting Monday through March 1. Residents can drop off nonperishable food items at the Dukes, Ryan, Meyer & Freed law office, 146 N. Vermilion St.

Items accepted include canned foods and nonperishable items before or past the “best by” date. Items accepted: canned or dry beans, canned fruits or vegetables, pasta, pasta sauce in plastic containers, shelf-stable milk and more.

No candy, fresh produce, homemade food, food in glass containers or food with missing labels will be accepted.

Monetary donations may also be given online at

Lawyers Feeding Illinois is a competitive food and fundraising campaign among lawyers and legal organizations across Illinois. Lawyers Feeding Illinois will support the work of the eight member food banks of Feeding Illinois.