Food Pantry Seeking Donations To Federal Workers Affected By Shutdown; 'When They Come In, It’s Really Difficult'A North Side food pantry is stepping up to feed families affected by the federal government shutdown. Volunteers and staff at Lakeview Pantry have become a strong support system for federal workers struggling without a paycheck.
USDA Program Overwhelms Illinois Food Banks With Milk
DuPage Food Pantry Helps Volunteer-Turned-Patron Find A JobIt's not a place you might think of going if you’re looking for a job; but for those struggling financially, food pantries can not only provide meals for your family, but could help you find work.
Will County Health Department Opens Micro Pantry For Food Pickup And Donations The Will County Health Department in Joliet is the home of the latest micro pantry, designed to allow anonymous food pick-up for those in need and a drop-off point for those who wish to help.
Salvation Army Helps Woman Through Tough Time, Provides GroceriesThe Salvation Army's Norridge Corps Community Center offers a variety of services and programs to help those in need in the community, one of which is the food pantry.
Thanksgiving Supplies Distributed To Needy Families In BronzevilleEveryone in line comes prepared. Many bring empty bags and suitcases to be filled with Thanksgiving food. WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
Food Pantry Opens In Suburban Elementary SchoolMore than 13 million children in the United States don't know where their next meal will come from, and thousands of them live in the Chicago area. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
New Food Pantry To Open At DuPage County Elementary School"Thirty-seven thousand children in DuPage County are uncertain where their next meal is coming from," said Deb Baker, executive director of HCS Family Services.
Whitney Young Student Uses Reward Of New Wheels To Give Back AgainA student who was recently rewarded for her contributions to a Chicago food pantry decided to use her reward the best way possible Sunday morning; by giving back even more.
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.