Food Bank

A sign marks the entrance to the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on May 30, 2014 in Hines, Illinois. Hines, which is located in suburban Chicago, has been linked to allegations that administrators kept secret waiting lists at Veterans Administration hospitals so hospital executives could collect bonuses linked to meeting standards for rapid treatment. Today, as the scandal continued to grow, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned from his post. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Food Pantry Opens At Hines VA Hospital

The Greater Chicago Food Depository has opened a food pantry at Hines VA Hospital near Maywood. It’s the food charity’s second such pantry. The first opening was last year at the Jesse Brown VA Hospital in the Illinois Medical District on the West Side.

11/06/2014

Food Bank

Number Of Food Insecure People Continues To Swell In Chicago Area

We’ve seen signs the economy is improving, but a new report today reveals many people here in the Chicago area are still struggling and the number is growing.

06/10/2013

Food Bank

Flooding Victims Seeking Relief At Food Banks In Western Suburbs

Some food pantries in the western suburbs are finding that victims of the recent flooding are flowing into their centers now, looking for relief, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

04/26/2013

Gurnee Display

Local Student Creates Holiday Display For A Good Cause

The city Christmas tree is not the only sign that the holiday season is here. For the third year, as CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports, there’s a spectacle to behold in Gurnee.

CBS 2–11/24/2010