End Hunger Blog

Our blog will educate, inform and and encourage our friends, supporters and partners about hunger and poverty in Chicago and our mission to end it. 

Mindfulness at Lakeview Pantry
Mindfulness at Lakeview Pantry

Mindfulness, not matter how you practice it, is a way to cope with the uncertainty, to connect to your body, and generally relieve stress. Our Chief Program Officer, Jennie Hull, recently practiced mindfulness by volunteering at a gleaning shift at The Hub!

Food Insecurity in Seniors
Food Insecurity in Seniors

Did you know that the rate of hunger among seniors has increased 45% since 2001? As the American Boomer generation ages into seniority, there are growing challenges to their well-being that influence food insecurity. Our Home-Based Support Services Case Manager, Eva Trampka, discusses these challenges and how Lakeview Pantry is working to meet this need.

Three Generations of Lakeview Pantry Volunteers
Three Generations of Lakeview Pantry Volunteers

Lakeview Pantry’s community of more than 4,000 volunteers is made up of individuals, groups and families from a wide variety of diverse backgrounds. For one family in particular, these connections are personal: for Lollie Bennish, volunteering with three generations of her own family is especially rewarding and meaningful!

To Lakeview Pantry and Beyond
To Lakeview Pantry and Beyond

As Lakeview Pantry looks ahead to its 50th anniversary next year, Chief Operating Officer Bill Thomas reflects on how we can steer this organization into a bright future.

Lakeview Pantry Exists Because of the Support of Our Neighbors.

With multiple food distribution programs that deliver more than 2.8 million pounds of food to our neighbors each year and social services that help clients achieve independence, Lakeview Pantry aims to end hunger for good. Get help today!

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