Stories

Commercial real estate community makes monumental impact on hunger

In March, the 30th annual Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards raised a record $1.45 million for hunger relief.

Enriching children’s lives through partnership with the City of Chicago

New Lunch Bus sites and expanded Healthy Student Markets are initial steps in an ambitious plan to connect Chicagoans with food and opportunity.

Hunger in our community is changing, and so are we

An ambitious renovation project prepares the Food Depository to respond to changing needs.

Celebrating 20 years of Chicago's Community Kitchens

Chicago's Community Kitchens connected 90 percent of graduates with employment. For people like Ximenio, this program marked the beginning of a new career.

Providing food and hope for our neighbors in need

Every day, we distribute the equivalent of 159,000 meals. Kathleen, Lisa and Latasha are just a few of the people who turn to our network for the support they need.

Together, advocacy efforts expanded access to food across Illinois

Our advocates came together to improve food access for children, college students and more.

Providing more than produce

The Healthy Cooking Initiative empowers clients to take home more fresh produce.

Serving our community’s priority populations

Older adults, children and veterans all face unique barriers to food access. Our programs connect them with the nutrition they need.

A united community walks to end hunger

The 32nd Annual Hunger Walk raised funds for food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters across Cook County.