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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER?

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2014

August 27: Greater Chicago Food Depository encourages awareness during Hunger Action Month | Press Release

August 18: 1 in 6 need food help in Cook County, study says | ABC 7

August 18: Study: 1 in 6 living in Cook Co. rely on Chicago food bank | Fox 32

August 18: Cook County's hunger problem: New study's surprising findings | WGN TV

August 18: Over 800,000 Cook County residents needed food assistance, study finds | CBS Chicago

August 18: America needs healthful food at affordable prices | Chicago Sun-Times

August 18: El rostro del "hambre" en E.U. | Telemundo Chicago

August 18: 1 in 6 people in Cook County receives food from pantry, soup kitchen, shelter annually | Press Release

July 28: Food Depository 'Lunch Bus' raises awareness of summer food insecurity | DNAinfo Chicago

July 17: USDA's Summer Food Service program serves only 11 percent of eligible children | WBEZ 91.5 FM

July 14: Lunch buses providing free summer meals to Chicago area kids | WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM

July 2: Lunch Bus helps kids have a hunger-free summer | Suburban Scrawl

June 25: 'Lunch Bus' works to feed children in need | Fox 32

June 21: Greater Chicago Food Depository hosts 29th Annual Hunger Walk | ABC 7

June 21: 29th Annual Hunger Walk brings thousands to walk along lakefront in support of hunger relief programs | Press Release

June 20: 29th Annual Hunger Walk kicks off this weekend | Fox 32

June 16: Meal program keeping Chicago's children fed this summer | ABC 7

June 10: How an app can help connect children with summer meal programs | Chicago Tribune Blue Sky Innovation

May 18: Volunteer Phil Best gives back to Breaking Bread Ministries | Fox 32

May 1: Hundreds of anti-hunger advocates to rally at Capitol Rotunda during annual Lobby Day | Media Alert

April 28: Hunger problem increases, so does need for food banks | WGN

April 21: 1 in 5 children at risk of hunger in Cook County | CBS 2

April 21: New food insecurity data underscores continuing hardship | Press Release

April 18: Greater Chicago Food Depository recognizes homeless shelter volunteer | Fox 32

April 7: Greater Chicago Food Depository celebrates National Volunteer Week | Press Release

April 5: High demand at food banks belies economic recovery statistics | Chicago Sun-Times

March 21: See who won the Food Depository awards | Crain's Chicago Business

March 20: Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards honor industry's best, raise more than $1 million for hunger relief | Press Release

March 19: Chicago woman helps the hungry, gives back to the community | Fox 32

February 3: Executive profile: Kate Maehr | Chicago Tribune

January 29: The Farm Bill, food stamps and Heartland Cafe | WBEZ's Afternoon Shift

January 19: Chicago participates in National Day of Service | ABC 7

January 18: More than 250 to volunteer at Greater Chicago Food Depository to honor Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service | Media Alert

January 5: Outside Opinion: Chicago must tackle child hunger | Chicago Tribune

2013

December 24: Greater Chicago Food Depository volunteers pack donations for Christmas | Fox 32

December 23: Christmas week activities highlight record need, response by everyday Chicagoans | Media Alert

December 15: Not just hungry at the holidays | Chicago Sun-Times

December 14: Greater Chicago Food Depository to receive 50,000 pounds of food from BOMA buildings for 1 City, 1 Food Drive collection | Media Alert

December 13: Chicago's Community Kitchens graduation at the Greater Chicago Food Depository | Media Alert

December 11: How you can join Rick Bayless, Cecily Strong or the Chicago Bulls to feed the hungry | Chicago Tribune Blue Sky Innovation

December 3: 2013 Spirit of Giving Food Drive presented by Dominick's | ABC 7

November 27: Food pantries, soup kitchens brace for more needy families | Chicago Sun-Times

November 25: Greater Chicago Food Depository launches major new initiatives to combat hunger | Press Release | Media Alert

November 21: 'Tis the season to feed the hungry | WXRT

November 15: Food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters to pick up Thanksgiving food at Greater Chicago Food Depository | Media Alert

November 11: Greater Chicago Food Depository, Jesse Brown VA, AmeriCorps launch innovative veterans food pantry | Press Release

November 1: Food stamp benefits set to shrink | NPR

September 19: Greater Chicago Food Depository reacts to House passage of massive SNAP funding cut | Press Release

September 13: SNAP Challenge highlights struggle of food insecure individuals in Cook County | Press Release

July 16: Chicago summer camp takes kids out of the line of fire | CBS Evening News

July 1: Greater Chicago Food Depository, NBC 5, and Telemundo Chicago kick off summer meals partnership | Media Alert

June 29: Thousands to walk along lakefront in support of hunger-relief programs at 28th Annual Hunger Walk | Press Release

June 28: Food bus visits Chicago Heights | Southtown Star

June 10: Hunger is a serious problem, but solutions are within reach | Crain's Chicago Business

June 10: New data reveals 860,700 Cook County residents are food insecure | Press Release

2012

Dec 19: Christmas activities aim to respond to persistent, high level of need among men, women and children in Cook County | Press Release

July 17: New meal program for older adults caring for young family members in Cicero | Media Alert

June 21: 27th Annual Hunger Walk to step off at Soldier Field on June 23 | Press Release | Media Alert

May 15: Study highlights importance of federal programs for older adults in Cook County | More

April 27: Food insecurity statistics for Cook County released: 807,000 people food insecure | More

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