Country House Feast Our Veterans Or Seniors

We are raising money to continue to serve our community at the highest level!  Due to the overwhelming support as of Apri 1st we are currently serving over 2,300 meals per day at 4 separate locations. Still with a focus on delivering to seniors during this crisis we are now also committed to Veterans, First responders, frontline health workers and children as well as families.  We want to keep our employees active, and help them feed their families.  The positive demand has been incredible! Our initial plan to 100% self fund is not doable if we want to reach more families (thousands more per day)--but we will continue to absorb any costs we can.  None of these funds will be used in any type of profit mode or monies to ownership.  It will all be used for feeding those in need! As we plan on expanding these services through our network of schools we will need additional resources.  We want to continue getting as many meals to as many families in need but we need your help.  Please consider donating anything to this wonderful cause.  $1, $5, anything will help.  Our lone goal during this extremely difficult time is to provide the community with a hot, healthy meal.  Thank you and fight on!

*Over 1,100 daily delivered meals directly to seniors and veterans
*Hope Manor Veterans Community (Joliet) feeding over 130 Veterans and their Families
*2 Hospitals and ER
*700 plus meals to Children
*multiple Police and Fire Departments

As we have been a trusted community anchor for over 48 years please feel secure that 100% of your funds will Only be used for the following uses:
1) The Payroll of all non-owner employees--Also excluding any monies for our Senior Management Team
2) Costs of the free food give aways. (meal costs which include Packaging costs, delivery and gas costs etc)
3) To retain and return to work additional employees again excluding those in item #1.

We are working with our payroll company to identify those wages separately.
Any remaining funds after the return to normal business will be used to further continue feeding families and seniors effected by corona virus until such funds are exhausted.

We will post bi-weekly summaries reflecting all expenditures!!

Check for updates and locations and further information at:


To our shared community:

In response to the unprecedented and necessary effects and restrictions of the Corona Virus on us all, Country House would like to share our efforts and plans to continue to serve our great community through this time!

We are very strong because of our community and we would like to update you on our plans during this time:

First and most importantly, we would like to focus on helping families and those in need. So, beginning Tuesday, March 17th we will be offering free meals and deliveries to as many seniors and veterans in need who are unable to either get out or are having financial difficulties. Please give us a call to discuss at 708-389-4618 if you or someone you know is in need!

If you know a full family in need, please have them reach out to us directly.

Also, because soup is nutritious and comforting to anyone with flu-like symptoms, we will be giving all families at no cost a quart of our homemade soup to all customers who want to stop in and pickup a quart!

The Country House Family has always been grateful for the strength we have shared with our community (Families, Friends, Schools, Churches etc). In these times we all see how valuable it is to support and help each other! We have always been grateful for our community and have always made it a priority to be there to strengthen and help in any way possible!


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    • $50 
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  • John Tanabe 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
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    • $100 
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    • $50 
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Fundraising team: #countryhousestrong (4)

David Fussell 
Raised $6,975 from 65 donations
Alsip, IL
Paul Boundas 
John Bakalis 
Team member
Raised $4,590 from 38 donations
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