The Food Depository distributed nearly 70 million pounds of food last year, including more than 25 million pounds of produce. The support of our community propelled our response to hunger. Read stories of our impact and the people we serve
Hunger Relief in the News
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In a partnership with Cook County Health and Hospitals System, FRESH Trucks provide produce at six clinic sites across Cook County. Doctors can refer their patients to the FRESH Truck to receive fresh fruits and vegetables that are essential to a healthy diet.
ILLINOIS – More than 175,000 additional Illinois children will have access to crucial school breakfast programs as a bill that expands the “Breakfast After the Bell” model in Illinois was signed into law Friday. SB 2393 unanimously passed the state House and
Chicago’s 10th annual design and build competition kicks off August 11. Proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository…
Daisy Aguirre and Joe Brislen hand out free lunches in McKinley Park as part of the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s traveling Lunch Bus program, which tries to make sure kids who depend on school meal programs don’t miss out during