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Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter
8:52 am CDT April 11, 2017

South-Southwest Suburban United Way set out to make a difference in the lives of others at its fifth annual April Food Day on April 7. The event, held at the Tinley Park Convention Center, serves as a food drive orchestrated to combat hunger in the south suburbs of Chicago. 

 “We look forward to it every year now because we like to see it,” said Daniel Fitzgerald, managing director for the Tinley Park Convention Center. “Tinley Park’s one location, but this is the entire Southland that’s being affected by [hunger] and people from all walks of life.