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The Opening Bell 11/20/17: The Giving Season's Latest Resource - A Virtual Food Drive

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumers must remember that Small Business Saturday is right after that. Steve Grzanich is out for the holidays, so Dave Plier filled in and discussed the upcoming annual retail appreciate holiday with… 84 more words

The Opening Bell

Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some upcoming mission opportunities you can help with:

BEDS PLUS needs volunteers. If you can help, see their website for details.


Food Bank

Columbia College Chicago Holiday Tradition Continues

Join WCRX-FM Tuesday December 5, 2017 for our 15th Annual Holly Jolly Food Drive.  The LIVE Broadcast celebrates the season with visits from Chicago performers, celebrities and dignitaries all for a great cause, bringing meals to those in need. 142 more words


Chatham County drops voter challenge

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SAVANNAH, Ga. – On Friday, the Chatham County board of Registrars has dropped its challenge some considered ‘voter purging,’ or a removal of persons from the voter registration list. 173 more words

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The Download with Justin Kaufmann Full Show 7-17-17

We have an amazing show for you tonight! As we do every Monday, we’ll kick things off with a discussion of the biggest national political stories making news with Chris Robling and (filling in for Dave Lundy) Tracy Sefl, the¬†Greater Chicago Food Depository CEO Kate Maehr tells us about a new Chicago-area study on the link between disabilities and food insecurity, the great music journalist Jim DeRogatis breaks down his investigation into R&B superstar R. 86 more words

The Download

Chicago Homeless Shelters Serve Up Starbucks

CHICAGO (CBS) — Every night, trucks from the Greater Chicago Food Depository pick up unsold salads, sandwiches and wraps from Starbucks and delivers them to homeless shelters. 287 more words


Report Ties Disability To Lack Of Access To Healthy Food

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new study has detailed how tough it is for low-income people who are disabled to get an adequate amount of healthy food in the Chicago area, putting them at greater risk of experiencing hunger. 180 more words