For Holidays, Hanover Park Police Will Trade Parking Fines For Canned GoodsA northwest suburban village will be losing revenue from parking fines, but its food pantry expects to gain hundreds of cans of food.
Cupich Helps Give Out Food To Needy For ThanksgivingArchbishop Blase Cupich rolled up his sleeves Wednesday to help hand out food for needy families in the Park Manor and Greater Grand Crossing neighborhoods.
Food Pantry Opens At Hines VA HospitalThe 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.
Number Of Food Insecure People Continues To Swell In Chicago AreaWe'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.
North Chicago Food Pantry's Supplies Ruined By FloodsPastor Trudy Griffins showed off the basement where all of Emmanuel Faith Food Pantry’s food was stored, until flood waters soaked the basement and everything in it.
Logan Square Community Garden Gets $1,500 PrizeA Chicago community gardening group has won a top prize from the Metropolitan Planning Council for its corner garden in Logan Square.
Food Pantries Seeing Spike In Visits Due To Rising Food PricesWith all the rain we've had lately, we might forget we had a serious drought this summer, and that the drought will have a big impact on food prices this fall.
Pastor Hoping For Return Of Stolen Food Pantry TruckAs police and the community continue to search for a delivery truck stolen from a West Pullman food pantry, the pastor who runs the pantry has been speaking out about the theft of the truck he’d bought less than two weeks earlier.
West Pullman Food Pantry’s Truck StolenTen days after it was purchased, to better provide food to homebound seniors and others in need, a West Pullman community food pantry’s truck was stolen.
Oak Park Food Pantry To Cut Services To 13 CommunitiesThe Oak Park-River Forest Food Pantry is narrowing its scope by cutting 13 communities — about 500 people per month — from its client base.
Food Pantry Sees Increase In NeedThe Lakeview Pantry is a partner of the Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation. It's director says people who come in for food often are eager to give back as volunteers.