CHICAGO (CBS) — A nonprofit is helping the homeless during the pandemic.
Workers with the Westside Health Authority are handing out food and “blessing bags” at one of Chicago’s tent cities.READ MORE: 'Optimistic For His Continued Recovery' Doctors On Toddler Kayden Swann After He Was Shot On Lake Shore Drive
They said every bit helps.READ MORE: A Violent Trend: Increasing Numbers Of Children Killed By Gun Violence In Chicago
“We are handing out a few different items. We’re handing out towels, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, masks, hand sanitizer, bras and underwear for the ladies,” said D’Elegant Lane of the Westside Health Authority. “Also socks, pads and diapers.”
The effort was part of the organization’s Community Service Week called “Nourishing Our Neighbors.”MORE NEWS: First Lady Jill Biden Visits Illinois, Touts Education And The American Rescue Plan