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2021 Community Christmas Meal for Naperville Seniors and Families in Need

The YMCA and Naperville Park District, through the generous support of community donors and volunteers, will continue the annual tradition of providing a special Christmas meal for Naperville seniors and families in need. Volunteers will deliver meals to the homes of Naperville seniors and families on the morning of Friday, December 24. Reheating instructions for meals will be provided.

To make a meal reservation, contact Robert Fields at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 630-579-5705 and provide your name, home address, phone number, email and the number of meals needed. There is a maximum of 2 meals per household. Those interested in receiving a meal are encouraged to make a reservation as soon as possible, as meals will be provided for up to 300 people and reservations may fill before the December 16 deadline. Recipients must be Naperville residents and must be at home on Christmas Eve between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and noon to receive their meal.

“The Park District is happy to partner with the YMCA again this year to support the Community Christmas meal program,” said Ray McGury, executive director of the Naperville Park District.

Donations to help support this annual holiday initiative also are being sought from community members. To make a donation, visit and select the online registration link. From there, click on the “Donations” tab at the top of the webpage; there is a link for the Community Christmas Meal.

"Providing Christmas meals has been a treasured community tradition for many years,” added Stephanie Kuzelis, executive director of the Fry Family YMCA.  “A special thank you to the donors and volunteers who bring joy to seniors and those in need this holiday season."  

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