24 FISH volunteer drivers provided 470 rides to
doctors' appointments to the needy, handicapped
and seniors. Rides are by appointment and
within 10 miles radius of Downers Grove
The voice of FISH, 19 phone volunteers fielded 977 calls last year.
There were 507 transportation requests, 11 for food and clothing, 390
miscellaneous requests and 70calls about donating. Volunteers receive
appropriate training and then work an assigned shift from their own homes.
Volunteer van drivers collect food regularly from our many donor food stores and transport it to the FISHfood pantry for sorting and distribution to our clients.
Thanks to our many food partners, such as:
Downers Grove Area FISH, Inc. is a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization. Your tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated. You may mail contributions to 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, Il 60515
Our prayer line received many prayer requests which were
passed on to our prayer volunteers
FISH is able to assist clients with housing,
car repairs and electric utilities.
Due to dollar and time limits, requests
often must be coordinated with other
agencies. FISH helped 27 families with housing needs, electric bills
and car repairs