Holiday Food and Gift Basket Program (HFGB)

Irving Parents and Guardians,

It is time once again for those who qualify to sign up for the Holiday Food and Gift Basket Program (HFGB).  This program provides families who reside in Oak Park and River Forest with a gift card for food around Thanksgiving time and gifts during the December holiday season.
 
The criteria used to determine who qualifies for HFGB are similar to the guidelines set up by the federal government for free/reduced school lunch.  All applicants must be part of the Irving School community.   If you do not live in the Irving zone the social worker must already be familiar with you.
 
You must also be the head of your household in order to apply for this program and in some cases proof of income may have to be shown.  Scheduling an appointment with the social worker is the only way to ensure that your application gets completed and turned in on time.  Stop by Irving or call 708-524-5830 ext. 6150 and leave a message.  I look forward to seeing you and I promise it will be a quick process!
 
All applications must be completed in a face-to-face meeting with the social worker by Friday October 10, 2014! Only one application is allowed per household/family and the applicant must sign off as the head of household!
 
Please contact Ms. Kila Bell-Bay, MSW; for more information: 

Kila Bell-Bey, MSW
Washington Irving Elementary School Social Worker/D97 Oak Park
kbellbey@op97.org
708-524-5630 (office)
708-524-5830 ext. 6150 (voicemail)
708-524-3090 (main office) 

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