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Vincent Babiarz Toy Drive 2014

Q&A with Emily Haite The Vincent Babiarz Memorial Toy Drive We sat down with Emily Haite, one of the founding members of Friends of Lakeview Pantry, the group of generous supporters who have organized this fantastic toy drive benefiting Lakeview Pantry for the past 17 years! Emil
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LOCAL CHILDREN DRAW “PLATES WITH PURPOSE” TO HELP LAKEVIEW PANTRY FIGHT HUNGER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Media Contact: Sarah M. Rubin | Lakeview Pantry Marketing & Communications Manager (773) 525-1777 ext. 22 | [email protected] LOCAL CHILDREN DRAW “PLATES WITH PURPOSE” TO HELP LAKEVIEW PANTRY FIGHT HUNGER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON CHICAGO (De
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State of the Pantry – November Update!

Lakeview Pantry Update November 2014 Lakeview Pantry is on track to distribute more than 1.5 million lbs. — more than 750 tons — of food in fiscal 2015 (April 1, 2014–March 31, 2015) through its two service sites (3831 North Broadway and 1414 West Oakdale) and its Home Delivery progra
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Esther’s Job Search

Esther’s Job Search Esther*, an elderly client, had worked downtown for many years as an administrative assistant for large firms; skilled and smart, she eventually opened her own retail shop. The economic downturn ended all that. She spent years looking for work, spending throu
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A Letter from Gary Garland | Using our hands for good…

Dear Friend, Just last month I celebrated my 28th year at Lakeview Pantry and for me, as for many of us, anniversaries usher in a time of increased reflection. I thought back to my early days at Lakeview Pantry and one of the most life-changing experiences I have had. When handing foo
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Capital Campaign Update

FROM LAKEVIEW PANTRY CAPITAL CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP: OUR PROGRESS ON OUR MOVE TO 3945 N. SHERIDAN: I hope that everyone is having a great summer. We have made a lot of progress on our plan to buy (and raise funds to buy) a building for the Pantry. Here’s an update:  We signed a purchase
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FUNdraising 101: Meet Jake & McKenzie

Jake & McKenzie are two of our newest and youngest fundraisers at Lakeview Pantry. When we received an e-mail from their mom, Amy, we knew we had to bring them into the Pantry so we could meet our newest hunger awareness advocates! We loaded them up with fundraising materials like
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State of the Pantry, July 2014

Lakeview Pantry Update July 2014  Lakeview Pantry distributed almost 1.5 million pounds — 750 tons — of food in fiscal 2014 (April 1, 2013–March 31, 2014) through its two service sites (3831 North Broadway and 1414 West Oakdale) and its Home Delivery program. The Pantry made significa
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