Home Helpers owners and their families spent Veterans Day preparing food for veterans and others facing hunger.
“It was a great way to spend Veterans Day – making meals that will feed not only those who served our country but also those our veterans fought to protect,” said John Browning, co-owner of Home Helpers Home Care of Barrington.
Twenty-two people representing 10 Home Helpers offices teamed up to assist Feed 6 in its efforts to feed the hungry.
The Home Helpers team joined other volunteers at Allstate Arena in Rosemont to assemble and package high-protein macaroni and cheese meals to be donated to local food banks, homeless shelters, veterans’ residences and soup kitchens. To date, Feed 6 has donated nearly 3.5 million meals, all with help from volunteers like those from Home Helpers.
The Home Helpers team assembled about 1,340 meals during its Veterans Day visit.
“It’s easy for many of us to take having food on our tables for granted, but for so many, a hot meal is a real gift,” Browning said. “As we enter this season of giving, Home Helpers is proud to play a part in feeding the hungry in our community.”
The Home Helpers owners also joined together to donate $1,000 to Feed 6’s ongoing effort to fight hunger. Donations can be made at Feed6.org, and just $5 can feed as many as 16 children.
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Home Helpers of Chicago Honors Veterans at Aug. 18 Cubs Game
CHICAGO – August 25, 2016 – The 14 Chicagoland offices of Home Helpers hosted more than 100 veterans for the Aug. 18 Cubs versus Brewers game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Home Helpers is one of the nation’s leading providers of affordable and flexible home care services to help keep seniors and veterans independent and secure in their own homes.
“We enjoyed the opportunity to extend our gratitude to these dedicated Veterans with a special outing to see the first-place Cubs,” said Christine Browning R.N., president of Home Helpers of Barrington.
Area Home Helpers offices serve hundreds of retired veterans and their families across the region. In addition to in-home caregiving and support with household chores, Home Helpers annually provides meals to Chicagoland vets each November in recognition of Veterans Day.
Each of the Chicago area Home Helpers offices made a limited number of seats available to veterans for this game. The Barrington office of Home Helpers serves Illinois residents in Barrington, Lake Bluff, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, Kildeer, Deerpark, Cary, Prospect Heights, Hawthorn Hills, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Buffalo Grove, Vernon Hills, Mundelein, Wauconda, Fox River Grove, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Wheeling, Inverness, Grayslake, Carpentersville, Long Grove and surrounding suburbs.
For more information on Home Helpers of Barrington, contact 847-268-8676 or visit www.homehelpershomecare.com/barrington.
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Al is one of the more than 100 Veterans who attended the Aug. 18 Cubs game at Wrigley Field. He’s pictured here in the stands with Nana, a caregiver with Home Helpers.
About Home Helpers
Founded in 1997, Cincinnati-based Home Helpers is one of the nation’s leading senior-care franchises, specializing in comprehensive home care services for seniors, expectant and new mothers, those recovering from illness or injury and individuals facing lifelong challenges. Home Helpers currently has a presence in more than 600 communities across North America and is seeking qualified franchise candidates in strategic communities throughout the country. Home Helpers was recently ranked the #1 Senior Care Franchise and “Best of the Best” by Entrepreneur magazine for the fifth straight year and