The October Donor Report
COVID-19 has brought many hardships, including the loss of jobs, health and savings.
And for many of our neighbors, that means their kitchen cupboards and pantry shelves are empty.
Yet, as the latest October Donor Report reveals, generous supporters like you are having an incredible impact.
Please take a moment to see how Andrew, Dominika and Marcos—and so many others—have been helped through your support.
Executive Director & CEO
Andrew’s story: Furlough Brings a First-Time Visit to a Food Pantry
Good, steady work for nearly a decade. Then, suddenly, nothing. That’s how it was for Albany Park resident Andrew. He worked at Navy Pier—until he was furloughed in March as a result of the pandemic.
Dominika’s Story: A Huge Stress-Reliever
In the time of COVID-19, there’s no shortage of work for a medical lab technician who runs medical testing—Dominika is busy.
But when the pandemic shut down her husband’s business, these parents with two young sons had to adjust quickly to a single income. Read more
Marcos’ Story: “I’m just so happy.”
Marcos had to leave his full-time job because he’s high-risk for COVID-19, and his position put him in danger. The only safe job he could land was part-time. Read more