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Donate to those in Need for Thanksgiving

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One small act of generosity on the part of one caring person can transform the lives of hundreds. Helen Plum Library is honored to be a drop-off location for DuPage Basket Brigade! DuPage Basket Brigade provides food and household goods to DuPage County families and homeless persons in need.

From Sun, Oct 22 to Sat, Nov 18 we will accept non-perishable food and personal care items at a table in the Library lobby.

Food Items:

  • Vegetables, canned
  • Fruits, canned
  • Stuffing Mixes, bagged or boxed
  • Potatoes, Instant or boxed mixes
  • Sweet Potatoes/Yams, canned
  • Gravy, jar or canned
  • Cranberry Sauce, canned
  • Soups, dry or canned
  • Pasta, dry or canned
  • Pasta Sauces, jar or canned
  • Beans, dry or canned
  • Rice, dry or mixes


Household items:

  • Household Ideas
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Soaps, unscented
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Hand & Body Lotions, unscented
  • Hair Brushes, Hair Ties
  • Baby Wipes
  • Laundry products
  • Gloves/Mittens
  • Knit Hats
  • White Tube Socks
  • Flashlights

Questions? Visit for more information!