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Help Together We Cope to assist others in needWhen you help support Together We Cope, you strengthen the south suburban community.

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Donate online or by mail 
Live in this community? Support the community with a donation to Together We Cope. All donations are used to benefit your neighbors in 27 south suburban communities in Bremen, Orland, Palos and Worth townships. Click to donate online or send a check to: Together We Cope, 17010 So. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477

Help feed 5,000 people a month
Drop off a bag of groceries, or get your church, school, business or organization to host a food drive. We will provide bins in advance and pick them up when you’re done. Learn more about our food pantry.

Recycle your sweater, coffee maker or couch
Next time you clean out a closet or cabinet, bring your clothing, housewares, decorations, even furniture to our resale store, Nu2u. Learn more about our thrift store.

Share your talents with us – VOLUNTEER!
Make a real difference in your community by sharing your time and talents in the pantry, resale store, or at one of our special events. Not sure what you’d like to do, but you know you want to help? Do you have a special skill or interest you’d like to share with us? Sometimes we have special projects for which we’d love outside expertise. Let’s chat!  Learn more about volunteering for Together We Cope and Nu2u Resale Shop.

Help others by attending our next fundraiser

Enjoy great pasta of every description and place play-money bets on your favorite horses at our ‘PASTA & PONIES 2018’ family night.
It’s a night at the races — with great food! Pasta & Ponies 2018 is a fresh take on Together We Cope’s annual pasta dinner fundraiser.

This year the event is Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Palos Country Club, 13100 Southwest Highway in Orland Park, and features a fabulous buffet dinner with many new menu items. We’ll also have the popular videotaped horse races with “fun money” betting, where winnings are used to enter raffles for great prizes. Dinner tickets are $35 until Oct. 3 (or $45 at the door) for adults, and $10 until Oct. 3 (or, $15 at the door) for children 4-12. Children 3 and under have free admission.

Cost includes one drink ticket and unlimited sodas. Reservations can be made with Kathy Rogge at 708-263-0302 ext. 6101.

Find the deal of the day at our thrift store, Nu2u Resale Shop
With donations coming in daily, the store draws collectors, bargain hunters and smart shoppers. All proceeds support Together We Cope. Click here for our thrift store hours and location.

Support local kids
Our Back to School program equips hundreds of children for the new school year by distributing new backpacks and school supplies every August. Santa’s Workshop (formerly Adopt a Child) distributes toys and more at Christmas time for children and teenagers. For more information about Back to School or Santa’s Workshop, phone Marge Seltzner at (708) 263-0302 ext. 6111, or Tina Kessens at (708) 633-5040, ext. 7231.