The Daily Southtown visits a Producemobile in south suburban Riverdale. Each month, about 200 families receive fresh fruits and vegetables from this traveling food distribution. “The Producemobile goes into communities that might not have the infrastructure for a full time (food)
Hunger Relief in the News
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In an op-ed for Crain’s Chicago Business, Food Depository Executive Director and CEO Kate Maehr analyzes the harsh cuts proposed to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The proposed bill calls for cutting more than $20 billion in SNAP benefits
WGN visits the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, where Carol Lefler serves her fellow veterans by managing the weekly food pantry. A partnership between the Food Depository, Americorps and the Department of Veterans Affairs, the food pantry provides nutritious food
Food Depository Executive Director and CEO Kate Maehr thanks volunteers in this new op-ed. As we observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service, our neighbors who struggle with hunger face the choice between buying food or heating their
In the final installment of their “Share the Joy” series, ABC7 visits the Community Table soup kitchen at Fellowship Baptist Church. This Food Depository partner agency serves more than 200 meals each week.
NBC 5 visits a FRESH Truck distribution in south suburban Robbins. People experiencing food insecurity take home bags of fresh fruits and vegetables.