Asian new year event to benefit food pantry Jan. 19


Last updated 1/8/2020 at 3:53pm

MWRD Commissioner Josina Morita and other local leaders will host the second annual Asian New Year Fundraiser to benefit the Niles Township Food Pantry.

The event is at 2 to 4 p.m Sunday, Jan. 19 at Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton, Skokie.

Celebrate the Year of the Rat and support our local families in need across Niles Township.

Enjoy food from over a dozen local Asian restaurants and performances from local organizations, and bring your kids for fun crafts and lion dancers.

Tickets are $10 per person and $20 per family. We will also be collecting toilet paper and diapers — essentials that families cannot buy with EBT Cards.

Commissioner Morita and other organizers will cover the cost of the event so all money raised goes directly to the Food Pantry.

For event info or to buy tickets, visit


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