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Wrigley Field pitching in for pandemic relief effort

Food pantry volunteers will pack groceries and essential goods for residents affected by COVID-19.

Food pantry volunteers will be working at Wrigley Field as part of COVID-19 relief efforts.
Food pantry volunteers will be working at Wrigley Field as part of COVID-19 relief efforts.
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Wrigley Field will be used as a food packing and distribution center as part of a COVID-19 relief effort.

Lakeview Pantry will set up the packing and distribution center in Wrigley Field’s concourse with volunteers this week. The center will operate Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers will pack groceries and essential items for people affected by the pandemic. Lakeview Pantry will distribute goods Tuesdays and Saturdays from noon-2 p.m.

Across the street from the ballpark, the Hotel Zachary will reopen to provide accommodations for health care workers from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.