WBEZ News reporter Kate McGee visits the Healthy Market at Harold Washington College. This food distribution is part of an expanding partnership between City Colleges of Chicago and the Food Depository.
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Food Depository CEO and Executive Director Kate Maehr writes an op-ed about our duty to support veterans who struggle to make ends meet. For people like Rafael Rosario and his family, the Hines VA Food Pantry and SNAP benefits both
WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports on Corry Simmons, Production Assistant for Chicago’s Community Kitchens. This 14-week culinary job training program prepares students who are unemployed and underemployed to succeed in foodservice careers. Corry completed the program himself: “I was really
The Board of Directors and staff of the Greater Chicago Food Depository are deeply saddened by the passing of Doug Cygan, President of Jewel-Osco. For nearly two decades, Doug Cygan was a passionate promoter of our mission, first as Chair
Chicago’s Community Kitchens has provided job training for 20 years. ABC 7 visited the summer graduation ceremony, which celebrated the 11 most recent graduates. Watch the video.
For new graduates like Pam Franklin, completing the CCK program represents a new beginning.
The Lunch Bus is our mobile summer meal program, rolling through priority neighborhoods in Chicago and the suburbs to deliver food for kids. FOX 32 visits one Lunch Bus stop in South Lawndale to see the program in action.