Report Ties Disability To Lack Of Access To Healthy FoodThe report found 31 percent of households that have a disabled working-age adult in the Chicago area are “food insecure.”
County Health Facilities To Screen For Families Who Are 'Food Insecure'Cook County has launched a two-year program to try to better identify people who have trouble putting food on the table for their families and getting them help.
Chicago Native Leads World Effort To End HungerErtharin Cousin grew up on Chicago's West Side, in the Lawndale neighborhood, the oldest daughter of a social worker and community organizer.
Survey: Homelessness, Hunger Rose In Chicago In 2013Homelessness and hunger rose slightly in Chicago in 2013, according to an annual survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Chicago was one of 25 cities surveyed about demand for emergency services.
Thousands Walk Along Lakefront To Fight HungerThousands of people came out to Chicago's lakefront Saturday morning to help in the fight against hunger.
Study: 1 in 5 Children At Risk Of Hunger In Cook County Nearly 800,000 people in Cook County, including one in five children, struggle to have access to healthy food and are at risk of hunger, according to a new study.
Study Finds 1 in 5 Chicagoans Are HungryThe Greater Chicago Food Depository has, for the first time, done a neighborhood-by-neighborhood breakdown of hunger in the Chicago area.
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.