Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In ChicagoLook into any of these summer volunteering opportunities and don't be surprised if Junior shows glimmers of compassion and kindness all year long.
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.
Volunteers Spread The Word About Summer Meals In ChicagoVolunteers from the Greater Chicago Food Depository and COFI (Community Organizing and Family Issues) go door-to-door to let residents in the Lawndale neighborhood know about summer meals.
Annual Summer Lunch Program For Needy Kids Launches In ChicagoOrganizations 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.
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.
Lunch Buses Providing Free Summer Meals To Chicago Area Kids Summer means no homework and plenty of time to play, but for many local kids it's also a challenge to find something to eat, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Thousands Walk Along Lakefront To Fight HungerThousands of people came out to Chicago's lakefront Saturday morning to help in the fight against hunger.
Holiday Push On For Charity DonationsDaniel Borochoff of the independent watchdog group CharityWatch said charitable giving is up a bit this year among people with higher incomes, especially in giving stocks.