Hunger Relief in the News
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.
The Food Depository collaborated with My Block, My Hood, My City to host youth groups for a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Mayor Lori Lightfoot also attended.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository and Small Forces, a Chicago-based film company, are proud to present a powerful new short film highlighting the challenges and success of two recent Chicago’s Community Kitchens graduates.
Chicago’s Community Kitchens is the Greater Chicago Food
As part of its “Share the Joy” series, ABC7 visits the New Life Covenant Southeast food pantry in Greater Grand Crossing. This South Side pantry, one of the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s partner agencies, is known as the “hugging pantry”