Hunger Relief in the News
Donated space provides Food Depository more room for volunteers in COVID-19 response
The Food Depository stands ready to respond to increased need for food related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find the latest information about our response here.
Our response in the news:
3/25: Executive director and CEO Kate Maehr was on Good Morning America
The Greater Chicago Food Depository decided today to postpone its largest annual fundraiser, the Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards, due to the health risks associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read our full press release for more information.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository strongly opposes any budget proposal that would weaken the safety net and harm our most vulnerable neighbors. Read our full statement here.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository disputes President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address assertion that “7 million Americans have come off food stamps” as a result of a booming economy. Read our full statement here.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository applauds Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul for joining 14 other states in a lawsuit against a harmful rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Read our full statement here.