Oak Forest teen Marley Majetic is collecting peanut butter and jelly supplies, individually wrapped cracker packs, juice boxes and fruit snacks through Sept. 10.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Friday, August 24, 2012
Founded by Marley Majetic, the Marley Project organizes food drives for the underprivileged. Currently the project is holding a food drive for students who might be going to school empty-handed, lunchless.
Every year since 2008, The Marley Project has organized food drives for the holidays, both at Christmastime and at Easter. Now, The Marley Project—run by teen Marley Majetic—is shifting its focus, again collecting food items, only this time in a back to school effort. Majetic is collecting peanut butter and jelly supplies, individually wrapped cracker packs, juice boxes and fruit snacks through Sept. 10. Food items can be dropped off at Oak Forest City Hall, the Oak Forest Park District, the Don Gorman Field House, Hille Middle School and the Tinley Park Community Church. “It's basically just a way to help parents get their kids back to school with nutritious meals,” said Marley Majetic, who organized the project. “To help the kids stay …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
One junior high student is giving "giving" all she's got this holiday season.
You might remember Marley Majetic, a teenager whose big heart brought in some hefty donations for local food pantries last holiday season. What started as a single-church effort turned into a multi-faceted mission taken up by the city of Oak Forest, the Oak Forest Youth Commission and Oak Forest residents. Marley's back at it again this season, folks. A brand new holiday season means a fresh start for The Marley Project Holiday Food Drive. She's requesting donations of non-perishable food items for her community's poor. "It's just really fun to give to people, instead of always receiving from others," Marley said. Residents can find four receptacles for the Marley Project positioned throughout Oak Forest. One hundred percent of all …