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. 

Pantry Perspective: Volunteer Katie M.
Pantry Perspective: Volunteer Katie M.

Requests for cash for rent or medicine or diapers or food flew across my social media with increasing velocity throughout March 2020.  I finally stepped away from my computer and the weight that came with watching this growing need to volunteer with Lakeview Pantry at...

Mindfulness at Lakeview Pantry
Mindfulness at Lakeview Pantry

On a busy Friday at The Hub (5151 N. Ravenswood), I decided to help out with gleaning: sorting through rescued food to check dates and freshness. The bustle of everyone around me, gleaning as well, running like a fine-tuned machine all while music played through the...

Pantry Perspective: Volunteer Max A.
Pantry Perspective: Volunteer Max A.

Back in March 2020, I was working full time as a freelance documentary producer and was also volunteering on the weekends at Tree House Humane Society. When COVID-19 hit, not only did my hours of work significantly scale back for a while, but also, Tree House stopped...

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Dear Neighbors, As a first-generation immigrant born in the United States, I know firsthand that when it comes to feeding hope, mental wellness is an essential component. At Lakeview Pantry, our neighbors in minority communities experience a higher risk for mental...

COVID-19 Update: 7/20/20
COVID-19 Update: 7/20/20

(Above, our new temporary packing site in Avondale – read on to learn more!)On behalf of our entire team, we wish you – our clients, volunteers, and supporters – safety, health and peace during this trying time. During the COVID-19 crisis, we will post updates here...

Celebrating Pride and Community
Celebrating Pride and Community

June represents not only the celebration of Pride but also the celebration of marriage. The entire month of June, I am deeply reminded that there is a community of people who support and embrace me no matter who I love and no matter who I am. Pride Month also now...

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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