PILSEN — The Pilsen Food Pantry and Open Books will provide groceries, books and COVID-19 vaccines at Saturday’s Juneteenth Resource Fair.
The groups will host the fair noon-2 p.m. at 1850 S. Throop St.
Attending families will receive a free food box, sandwiches and books during the event. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines will be available for people 12 and older, said Evelyn Figueroa, a medical doctor and foundation director of the Pilsen Food Pantry.
Organizations and government agencies also will help connect families with resources like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Pilsen Arts & Community House will host arts and crafts for children. There also will be live music.
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