Category Archives: Social Service

New Trier Food Pantry Donation Drive: May – Aug 2022

Due to the COVID-19 situation, we will not be holding an in-person food drive again this year.  Those less fortunate than us still need our assistance.  You can safely help out in the following way throughout May and beyond by making a donation to the New Trier Township Angel Fund: Download and fill out the […]

April In-Kind Donation Drive for Heartland Animal Shelter

Founded by veterinarian Dr. Herbert Preiser, Heartland is a no-kill animal shelter in Wheeling, IL that has saved over 11,000 lives since it was founded in 2002. LSUS has donated to Heartland before and some of us have adopted pets from them. See below for their year-end review:   https://www.heartlandanimalshelter.org/news_events/2021-year-end-review/   Heartland’s most-needed items are: […]

March In-Kind Donation Drive for Connections for the Homeless

Over the past two years, economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has left more people homeless and at risk than in many previous years.  The homeless need our help more than ever. This March we will be collecting in-kind donations for Connections to assist them in serving the homeless.  Established over 37 years ago, in […]

Success! Valentines Cards for Hospitalized Kids Update

This was our third year making valentines for Cards for Hospitalized Kids.  It was especially important to reach out to the children this year, as the recent surge in COVID cases has meant they are not able to get as many visitors in the hospital as in the past. Ten LSUS members and friends from […]

Valentines Cards for Hospitalized Kids

This will be our third year making Valentines Cards for Hospitalized Kids.  To sign up, please contact Anne Walker at walkerae@sbcglobal.net by Sunday, January 2. Anne will get back to you to see what supplies you might need.  Cards are due back to Anne Walker or Peg Cartier by Sunday, January 16.   Please let them […]

North Shore Crop Hunger Walk

Save The Date – Sunday, Oct 17 North Shore Crop Hunger Walk This October, Team Lakeshore Unitarian Society will be participating in the North Shore Crop Hunger Walk – Due to COVID-19 resurgence, we will not be meeting with other Northshore Crop Walk teams.  Invite your friends to assemble a small team and enjoy a […]

April In-Kind Donation Drive for Heartland Animal Shelter

Founded by veterinarian Dr. Herbert Preiser, Heartland is a no-kill animal shelter in Northbrook, IL that has saved over 10,000 lives since it was founded in 2002.  LSUS has donated there before and some of us have adopted pets from them. Heartland’s most-needed items are: Cats: Canned Friskies brand cat food (no seafood), stainless steel litter […]

March In-Kind Donation Drive for Connections for the Homeless

This March we will be collecting canned and shelf-stable foods, adult clothing, and other items such as can openers, backpacks, rolling suitcases, and toiletries for Connections for the Homeless. Please contact Anne Walker or Peg Cartier to drop off your donations to their homes by Saturday, March 27.