GPAD donors give $2,000 of food, gift cards and cash to All Saints Food Pantry, helping families

All you wonderful Greater Palatine Area Democrats! You heard the call and you answered! GPAD was able to deliver at least $2,000 of donations Thursday morning to All Saints Food Pantry, which serves a diverse group of mostly Latinx families in the northeast corner of

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Rolling Meadows Cannabis Dispensary Employees File to Join Union--Call to Help

In this time of Covid-19, cannabis workers are essential employees. And like all workers, essential or not, they deserve working environments that protect them and their customers from getting infected with the coronavirus. So this week the workers at Nature's Care in Rolling Meadows filed their petition for union representation elections to join Local 881 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. This is the third cannabis dispensary in Illinois this month to see its employees seek to join the union. The dispensaries have been wildly successful since weed

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GPAD April 30 Food Drive for All Saints Food Pantry--Families in Need Has Increased 600%

Update: Nearly 200 families in Palatine are seeking assistance from All Saints Food Pantry in Palatine--an increase of 600% of its usual client list. In this time of economic hardship as a result of Covid-19, you can help by donating to GPAD's Food Drive on Thursday, April 30. We will pick up your donations starting at 8 a.m. Sign up here. We will drive your donations to the Food Pantry site, 1585 N. Rand Road, Palatine. More info here. Remember to sign up here.

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