Throughout the pandemic, Lakeview Pantry has been fortunate to have Bill Thomas making many tough decisions on the fly. This Friday, Thomas, 65, is retiring after an impressive career spanning more than four decades in the food industry and nonprofit sector, including a 10-year run at Feeding America.
In the Q&A interview, Thomas reflects on his career, a changing food industry and his time at Lakeview Pantry during the pandemic.
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!
We’re expanding our mental health services! Take control of your tomorrow with one of Lakeview Pantry’s licensed mental health clinicians. Free, no strings attached mental health counseling available to residents of Humboldt Park and Avondale. Now available via telehealth or at La Casa Norte!
Not all heroes wear capes—but they do wear masks! We could all use a little inspiration right now, so we’re spotlighting a force of good in our community: Lakeview Pantry’s very own CEO, Kellie O’Connell! Read more about why she’s a “food hero” in Chicago Health Magazine’s Healthcare Heroes issue here “We knew this is exactly […]
June represents not only the celebration of Pride but also the celebration of marriage. Taneka Taylor, Lakeview Pantry Social Worker, reflects on the meaning of Pride and community.
While writing this post, I thought about all the families that come through our doors in need of our services; in doing so, I thought about my own family and my family history. What I admire about black history is the importance of family.