The “Meals of Hope” Holiday Food Drive for needy families and victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma at the Ice House Mall will kick off the holiday season on Monday, November 13. Meals of Hope will be collecting boxed and canned good donations for the Northern Illinois Food Bank that helps feed families in northern Illinois. This year the Northern Illinois Food Bank has pledged to donate food and other items for the hurricane relief victims of Harvey and Irma by providing donations. Please give as generously and you can help support programs that provide nutritious meals to our hungry neighbors and those who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Collections begin Monday, November 13 through Wednesday, December 27 customers can bring boxed and canned goods when shopping or dining. Visitors can take their children to see Santa at the Ice House Mall for visits and photos starting December 3-23, and are asked to please consider bringing donations when visiting Santa. Donation boxes will be located near Santa’s Winter Wonderland and throughout the mall. For more information please call 847-381-6661.