Free Meals

Hundreds of kids joined the Greater Chicago Food Depository, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Chicago Summer Meals Working Group to kick off Cook County's summer meals program on Wednesday at Dunbar Park. (Credit: Greater Chicago Food Depository)

Annual Summer Lunch Program For Needy Kids Launches In Chicago

Organizations that host free summer meal programs for needy children kicked off their annual effort to make sure those kids get healthy food at a time of year when they often struggle to get the nutrition they need.

06/24/2015

Chicago Public Schools

Mayor: Fire Schools Official Who Allegedly Took Free Meals, Packers Tickets

Chicago Public Schools food service manager Louise Esaian could lose her job for allegedly accepting free meals, Target gift cards and even Green Bay Packers tickets from two vendors with multimillion-dollar food service contracts.

03/18/2012