November 22, 2014
6:21 am
Freezin' for a Reezin' 2014

Save the Date!!

Freezin' for A Reezin' is coming back to the Handy Foods IGA parking lot from 7am to 7pm, Friday, December 12, 2014. If you are a business and want to help, with the 2014 Freezin' for A Reezin' start thinking about organizing a food drive within your business. Not sure how you can help? Contact Karen Rhodes today!! 815-434-6050.

Check out a new video about how The City of Ottawa helps out with Freezin' for a Reezin' every year!
Check out a new video about how Handy Foods IGA helps out with Freezin' for a Reezin' every year!

Latest News!

Hello all!  Thank you each for again accepting the 500 Pound Challenge!  So much fun!  It was such a pleasure working with you all last year; and, I look forward to doing it again!

So far, we have the following participants:
OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center
First State Bank
Duque Institute of Martial Arts

US Silica
Ottawa Chiropratic
Christ Community Church
Ziebart of Ottawa, Rhino Linings
Ottawa Savings Bank
Ottawa YMCA
B&B Electronics Manufacturing
IVGA Girls Competitive Team
Illinois Valley Cellular
LaSalle County Employees
Centrue Bank
First National Bank of Ottawa
South Prairie Pioneers 4H Club
Kohls Distribution Center of Ottawa
Youth Service Bureau
First Federal Savings Bank
Illinois Valley Labor Management
Pleasant View, A Lutheran Life Community
Starved Rock Harley-Davidson
Ottawa Pavilion
SAVE THE DATE!  Freezin for a Reezin day is Friday, December 12, 2014!
Please remember that the MOST NEEDED non-perishable food items are:
spaghetti sauce (in plastic jar or can, no glass please)
spaghetti noodles
boxed macaroni and cheese
peanut butter (in plastic jar please)
jelly (in plastic jar please)
canned soup, vegetables, fruits, along with canned meats like tuna or chicken
boxed cereal
boxed dinners (i.e. Hamburger Helper)
Thank you also to the Schmidts for again donating their time and scale for this effort!
Please note that we have one change for 2014.  To ensure fairness for all who are working hard to get individuals to donate, we will not count any corporate donations toward the total pounds collected, no matter the affiliation/relation to the challenge participants.  We are so grateful for ALL of the donations obtained and received; and, we want to continue to “keep the competitive spirit alive and well” for this year’s challenge!
If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Ruvalcaba
Thank you so much!  We look forward to another exciting year!

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