Area residents in need of support from the community to get by are encouraged to attend the biannual DeKalb County Resource Fair at 5 p.m. November 14 at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road.
Attendees will receive information on local nonprofits and community support organizations in addition to getting free groceries, eating a hot meal and winning prizes and giveaways.
The event is sponsored by the Permanency Action Team, a group built to keep families intact by providing them with the resources to get by and connect with the community.
For information, call Lynnea Erickson Laskowski at Safe Passage at 815-756-5228, ext. 106, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dariana Lee at Kishwaukee College is also available by phone at 815-825-9341, or email at email@example.com.
If you need a ride to the fair, DeKalb bus stops include: Taylor Street Plaza, 4:15 and 5 p.m.; North Seventh Street Fire Station, 4:20 and 5:05 p.m.; University Village main entrance, 4:30 and 5:15 p.m; and DeKalb High School, 4:45 and 5:30 p.m.
Sycamore bus stops include: Sycamore High Rise, 4:15 and 5 p.m.; Cornerstone Christian School, 4:20 and 5:05 p.m.; and Eden’s Garden, 4:35 and 5:20 p.m.
Return bus trips will be available throughout, with the last pick-up at 7 p.m.