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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


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

July 1: Summer doesn't have to mean hunger | Chicago Tribune

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 28: 'Healthy Kids Market' offers students healthy meals during the summer | Fox 32

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


December 23: Food help for veterans | WTTW

December 11: Spirit of Giving: Mobile food pantry at St. Elizabeth | ABC 7 Chicago

December 10: Spirit of Giving: Healthy Kids Markets at CPS schools | ABC 7 Chicago

December 8: Spirit of Giving: Franciscan House of Mary and Joseph in Chicago | ABC 7 Chicago

December 8: Spirit of Giving: Greater Chicago Food Depository, Duke Classic | ABC 7 Chicago

December 5: Greater Chicago Food Depository: No one should go hungry | WGN Radio

December 4: For 1 in 6 county residents, this legislation is critical | Crain's Chicago Business 

December 4: Fighting hunger Chicago style | WGN Radio

November 24: Thanksgiving week activities raise awareness, collect food for hunger-relief in Cook County | Media Alert

November 19: Union Station food drive expected to collect thousands of pounds of food | Media Alert

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

November 10: Veterans in Chicago go hungry | Chicago Sun-Times

November 6: Food pantry opens at Hines VA hospital | ABC 7 Chicago

November 6: Food pantry opens at Hines VA Hospital | CBS Chicago

November 6: Food pantry for veterans opens at Hines | Chicago Tribune

November 6: Greater Chicago Food Depository, Edward Hines, Jr., VA Hospital, AmeriCorps launch Veterans food pantry | Press Release| Media Alert

October 31: Food for Thought, Winter 2014 | View PDF

September 14: Food pantry assists veterans| CBS Chicago

September 5: Chicago restaurant participating in '86 Hunger' campaign | Fox 32

September 4: Hunger Action Month: How you can help the Greater Chicago Food Depository | WGN Radio

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

August 22: Food for Thought, Fall 2014 | View PDF

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

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 4: Food for Thought, Summer 2014 | View PDF

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 18: Food for Thought, Spring 2014 | View PDF

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


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


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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