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Volunteers are a living force in Chicago. The benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, build strong relationships with other like-minded volunteers, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. 781 more words

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Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some upcoming mission opportunities you can help with:

Lyonsville Church Food Pantry: Come and help out at our own food pantry for just one hour.  121 more words

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Food Depository Launches Annual Summer Meals Program For Kids

CHICAGO (CBS) — Kids will be out for the summer on Tuesday if they’re in the Chicago Public Schools system, but it’s not always a great thing to be on break. 304 more words


"$2 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America"

The Greater Chicago Food Depository invites you to join us on Thursday, May 5 at 9 a.m. for a panel discussion with Kathryn Edin, author of the bestselling book “$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.” This free event, hosted by the Woods Fund Chicago, will focus on the daily struggles experienced by millions of Americans living in abject poverty. 65 more words


Preckwinkle Visits Maywood To Announce New Food Security Initiative

A worker unloading food from a Greater Chicago Food Depository truck. | Roosevelt Institute 

Wednesday, January 6, 2015 || By Nicholas Samuel || Updated: 11:26 PM… 627 more words

Community Development

County Health Facilities To Screen For Families Who Are 'Food Insecure'

CHICAGO (CBS) — 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. 356 more words


Help Fight Hunger & Help The Chicago Food Depository At Union Station Today!

So if you grabbed an empty bag from the Chicago Food Depository people yesterday, hopefully you’re bringing it back packed with food today.

It’s part of the Chicago Food Depository’s “One City, One Food Drive Program.” 78 more words