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.
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.
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.
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.