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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER?

Dive deeper and take a look at our latest news coverage and press releases.

2016

August 19: New law expands school breakfast to 175,000 Illinois students | Press Release

August 11: Chicago's 10th annual design and build competition kicks off August 11 | Press Release

August 10: Free meals for children in Chicago/Comidas gratis para niños en Chicago | Telemundo Chicago

July 16: On the Lunch Bus, kids are encouraged to eat | Chicago Sun-Times

July 11: Greater Chicago Food Depository offering free meals to needy kids this summer | ABC 7 Chicago

July 11: Program aims to feed children all summer long | WGN TV

June 25: Annual Hunger Walk raises money for Food Depository | ABC 7 Chicago

June 8: Semi-annual Veterans Stand Down to provide food, medical, housing services to more than 750 homeless veterans | Media Alert

June 1: 31st Annual Hunger Walk attracts thousands of supporters to walk for hunger relief | Press Release

May 19: Food for Thought, Summer 2016 | View PDF

May 18: Wintrust Business Lunch - LunchTime to End Hunger | WGN Radio

April 19: Chicago Symphony Musicians to announce special concert benefiting Greater Chicago Food Depository | Media Alert

March 10: Winners of the 28th Annual Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards Dinner announced | Press Release

Feb. 23: Food for Thought, Spring 2016 | View PDF

Jan. 5: New initiative to help provide fresh produce to food insecure | ABC 7 Chicago 

Jan. 5: County health facilities to screen for families who are 'food insecure' | CBS Chicago

Jan. 5: Cook County and the Greater Chicago Food Depository announce Food Access Plan | Press Release | View the Plan

Jan. 4: Ontiveros: Hunger grows as cold sets in | Chicago Sun-Times

2015

Dec. 24: Food banks expect to reap more produce from new tax law | Chicago Tribune

Dec. 20: Chicago's Best Giving Back: Chicago's Community Kitchens | WGN TV

Dec. 18: World's largest rooftop farm up and running in Chicago | Fox 32

Dec. 15: County, food bank battle food insecurity | WTTW

Dec. 10: Food pantry serves veterans at Hines VA | ABC 7 Chicago

Dec. 3: Logan Square doctor's office offers food to kids in need | ABC 7 Chicago

Nov. 25: A champion's Thanksgiving message | Chicago Sun-Times

Nov. 25: 2nd annual WGN Drive-Thru Food Drive to benefit the Food Depository | WGN TV

Nov. 19 Union Station commuters participate in '1 City, 1 Food Drive' | ABC 7 Chicago

Nov. 18: Pay it Forward: Kate Maehr of the Greater Chicago Food Depository | FW Magazine

Nov. 18: The Greater Chicago Food Depository | WCIU

Nov. 17: Greater Chicago Food Depository giving back to families in need for Thanksgiving | WGN TV

Nov. 14: A charitable Thanksgiving thanks to Greater Chicago Food Depository | WGN TV

Nov. 11: The best charities in Chicago | Chicago magazine

Nov. 11: Food for Thought, Winter 2015 | View PDF

Sept. 1: Hunger Action Month: Day Ahead with Andrea Darlas | WGN Radio

Sept. 1: Food Depository encourages community to make an impact during Hunger Action Month | Press Release

August 17: Food for Thought, Fall 2015 | View PDF

July 21: Volunteers spread word about summer meals in Chicago | CBS Chicago

June 20: Hunger Walk hopes to raise $800K | ABC 7 Chicago

June 20: Record crowd expected for 30th anniversary of Greater Chicago Food Depository's Hunger Walk | Press Release

May 27: LunchTime to End Hunger raises more than $100,000 for local hunger relief | Press Release

May 8: Chicago law firms support Greater Chicago Food Depository with LunchTime to End Hunger | Press Release

May 1: Food for Thought, Summer 2015 | View PDF

April 14: Greater Chicago Food Depository to testify before U.S. House Agriculture Committee | Press Release

April 13: Greater Chicago Food Depository celebrates National Volunteer Week | Media Alert

March 17: Greater Chicago Food Depository receives $133,141 check from Whole Foods Market | Media Alert

March 14: St. Paddy's Day Run/Walk fundraises for Greater Chicago Food Depository | ABC 7 Chicago

March 7: CHIditarod shopping cart race fundraises to fight hunger | ABC 7 Chicago

March 6: See who won the Food Depository awards | Crain's Chicago Business

March 5: Winners of the 27th Annual Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards announced | Press Release

February 10: Food for Thought, Spring 2015 | View PDF

January 29: $1 million investment from Ventas, Inc. to support Greater Chicago Food Depository's older adult programs | Press Release

January 7: How to help those forced to choose between food or a warm home | WGN TV

If you need more information, please consult the contacts listed on the press release or see our contact information below.

Press Contact
CALL: 773-843-2843
EMAIL: jconwell@gcfd.org



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