Have a Heart Food Drive

2017 “Have a Heart” Food Drive (Feb 11 – 18)

Hunger is an issue every minute of every hour of every day.  In order to combat this issue, many of your favorite downtown merchants are hosting a “Have a Heart Food Drive” in order to stock the shelves of the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.

Have a Heart Food DriveWe encourage our customers to bring in non-perishable food items.  Before shopping, review the Crystal Lake Food Pantry’s Most Needed Items.

In 2017, downtown merchants and their customers were able to collect 1,999.5 pounds of food!

  • Top collection sites were:
    Area 51 Tattoo (310 pounds)
    International Hairways (272 pounds)
    Wear Did U Get That (148 pounds)
    Crystal Lake Park District (109.9 pounds)

Congratulations & Thanks!

2017 Participating Merchants

Abbey Road Studio Hair Salon, 59 N. Williams St.

Agnes Oh!, 79 N. Williams St.

Area 51 Tattoos, 60 N. Williams St.

Benedicts La Strata, 40 N. Williams St. (Brink Street Market)

Clip Joint Salon, 25 N. Williams St.

Clothes Gallery, 51 N. Williams St.

Color Me Mine, 40 N. Williams (Brink Street Market)
Special Incentive: $1.00 OFF Studio Fee/Item Donated (up to $3 OFF/painter)

Crystal Lake Brewing, 150 N. Main St.

Crystal Lake Park District, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave.

Dalzell Jewelers, 41 N. Williams St.

Distinction Salon, 88 Railroad St.

Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen, 110 N. Main St.
Special Incentive: Half-priced appetizer to anyone that brings in an item for the Food Pantry.  Monday through Thursday only.

Evolve, 54 N. Williams St.

Georgio’s Pizza, 75 E. Woodstock St.
Special Incentive: Free appetizer card for every 10 items donated at Georgio’s

Heisler’s Bootery, 50 N. Williams St.
Special Incentive: Bring a food, gift card or cash donation to Heisler’s Bootery and make a purchase at the store.  You will receive $10 in Bootery Bucks towards your next purchase.

Home State Bank, 40 Grant St.

International Hairways, 8 N. Williams
Special Incentive: International Hairways will match the amount of items donated to double the donation from our clients.

KaleidoScoops Ice Cream & More, 53 N. Williams St.

Kitchen Outfitters, 64B N. Williams St.

La Bellissima, 10 N. Williams St.
Special Incentive: 15% OFF your total purchase when you donate 3 items.
Current (non-expired) items only!

Material Girl, 21 N. Williams St.
Special Incentive: Get 10% OFF with a donation of 3 or more items to the Food Pantry

Olive Tap, 68 N. Williams St.

On the Brink Salon, 53 Brink St.

Out of the Box, 71 N. Williams St.
Special Incentive: Get 15% OFF your Entire Purchase when you bring in 4 or more items for the Food Pantry

Running Depot, 30 N. Williams St. (Brink Street Market)

Shay for You and Your Home, 30 N. Williams St. (Brink Street Market)

Sweet Pea Cakes, 40 N. Williams St. (Brink Street Market)

Taste of Benedicts, 39 N. Williams St.

Thomas’ Tails, 31 E. Crystal Lake Ave.

Vapor Hut, 30 N. Williams St. (Brink Street Market)

Wear Did U Get That, 66 N. Williams St.

Wickham Interiors, 67 N. Williams St.

Yours & Meyn, 33 N. Williams St.

Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, PC, 40 Brink St., Suite 101
Many of them will be offering special incentives to their customers who bring in items for the “Have a Heart Food Drive”. 

View photos from past food drives: