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Welcome to the web pages of Moraine Township, serving residents in the southeast corner of Lake County, Illinois.

Direct donations to the Food Pantry allow us to keep the pantry in stock with necessary food and supplies.

Click on the donation button below to help us buy food and supplies for the Pantry.



Food Pantry Garden>>
Do you like sunshine? Fresh air? Gardening? Helping others? Moraine Township Food Pantry Garden is the answer to your wishes!

Our Head Volunteer, Sam Piro, and Master Gardeners Sandy Washburn and Linda Mihel will be working with volunteers all summer on Wednesday and Saturday mornings to grow organic produce for our Food Pantry and client families, and need volunteers.

Every Wednesday, 10:00 to 11:30, and Saturday, 9:00 to noon, throughout the summer regular volunteers are needed to water, weed and later to harvest the vegetables for the Township Food Pantry. The garden is located in the southeast corner of Woodridge Park, in Highland Park.

Annual Letter Carrier's Postal Drive -- Highland Park Helps Stamp Out Hunger >>
Highland Park Letter Carriers delivered over 1,000 bags of food to over 70 volunteers at Moraine Township’s Food Pantry Saturday, May 11, 2019. “This was a tremendous effort on the part of our Highland Park Letter Carriers, organized by Joe Cholewa. Their effort was far above and beyond the call of duty and deeply appreciated,” commented Township Trustee Amy Zisook. Read more>>

Moraine Township Fair Housing Month Proclamation>>
On April 16, 2019 Moraine Township proclaimed April to be Fair Housing Month. Read more>>

Moraine Township Food Pantry Is Looking For Volunteers! >>
If you want to explore opportunities to help at the Pantry, please call to arrange for a tour.Learn more about the Food Pantry>>

Moraine Township Offers Free Income Tax Preparation for Low-and-Moderate-Income Taxpayers
From February 2 through April 6, 2019, Moraine Township will offer free assistance to low-and-moderate-income taxpayers filing their 2018 income tax returns through the IRS VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). Download a flyer or continue reading >>

2019-2020 Grant Application Now Available
The 2019-2020 Moraine Township Grant Application is now available. Annual grants are made to a variety of nonprofit agencies providing non-sectarian programs or services for the benefit of people residing and/or working in Moraine Township. Programs funded must complement the mission of, but not duplicate services provided by, Moraine Township. Find out more >>

Their smiles warm our hearts all year! >>
(12/26/18) Moraine Township once again facilitated gift distribution to children of families struggling this holiday season. One note to the Township said that “as a parent I was worried because this year we are not able to buy them gifts. But there are special people like you.” Continue Reading >>

Need a Passport Book or Card? Applications now accepted at Moraine Township >>
(05/20/18) Moraine Township is now certified to process first-time Passport Book and Passport Card Applications. Continue Reading >>

Moraine Township Services

Services available to all residents

  • Door-to-Door van transportation for seniors and disabled residents 847-432-3000
  • RTA discount cards
  • Voter registration
  • Free Notary service
  • Help enrolling for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act
  • NEW Passport application processing
  • Township Assessor 847-432-2100 Help with exemptions, understanding your assessment, filing an objection

Services for income-qualified residents

  • General / Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Utility assistance
  • Medical alert monitoring program for seniors and disabled residents
  • Application assistance: Medicaid, SNAP, Benefit Access, TANF
  • Resource referral for specific needs
  • Free income tax return preparation for low-and-moderate-income taxpayers

Servicios disponibles para todos los residentes

  • Transporte de camioneta puerta a puerta para personas mayores y residentes discapacitados 847-432-3000
  • Tarjetas de descuento RTA
  • Registro para votar
  • Servicio gratuito de notario publico
  • Ayuda para inscribirse en el seguro de salud. bajo la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio
  • NUEVO: procesamiento de solicitud de pasaporte
  • Asesor de Municipio 847-432-2100 Ayuda con las exenciones, entendiendo tu evaluación, presentación de una objeción

Servicios para residentes calificados por ingresos

  • Asistencia general y de emergencia
  • Despensa de alimentos
  • Asistencia de utilidades
  • Programa de alerta médicas para personas mayores y residentes discapacitados que viven solos
  • Solicitud de asistencia: Medicaid, SNAP Acceso a Beneficios, TANF
  • Recursos para necesidades específicas
  • Preparación gratis de la declaración de impuestos para contribuyentes de ingresos bajos y moderados

Download a flyer (pdf).



800 Central Av, Highland Park IL 60035, 847-432-3240