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MPD and Elly’s Pancake House Team Up to Help 40 Mundelein Families with Thanksgiving Meal

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Eric J. Guenther
Chief of Police
847-968-3775

For Immediate Release

Mundelein Police Department and Elly’s Pancake House Team Up to Help 40 Mundelein Families with Thanksgiving Meal

Mundelein, IL—11/20/18—The Mundelein Police Department and Elly’s Pancake House in Mundelein teamed up to provide 40 Mundelein families with a complete Thanksgiving meal.  The turkeys were donated be Elly’s and the side dishes were provided by Girl Scout Daisy Troop 45730, Girl Scout Brownie Troop 45193, Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40310, , Mundelein Mother/daughter book club, Mundelein Home Depot, Mundelein Latino Citizen’s Police Academy, and the Mundelein After School Coalition (MASC). 

Families received their Thanksgiving turkeys and sides, Tuesday, November 20th.

“This is the 18th year that we have teamed up with Elly’s to help make the Thanksgiving holiday a little easier for some of our families in need.  None of this would be possible without the assistance of Elly’s.  It’s just a great feeling to give back to the community and help those who need it.  This is the part of my job that makes it all worth it,” said Eric Guenther, Mundelein Police Chief. 

The families who received the Thanksgiving meal are chosen through contacts developed through the police department, churches, and from Mundelein school districts that provide names of families who are struggling and might need a helping hand.

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