FOX Chicago Fights Hunger - FOX 32 News Chicago

Greater Chicago Food Depository fights hunger with 1 City, 1 Food Drive


It's that time of year – FOX 32 News has partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help fight hunger in Chicago and help those in need. More>>

Rice-A-Roni, Pasta Roni help Chicago fight hunger

FOX Chicago News explored how an Italian immigrant family's idea from over a half century ago is helping the fight against hunger today, and set the record straight on one of the world's most famous jingles. More>>

Food pantry helping suburbanites cope

We're teaming up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help fight hunger all year long. More>>

Chicago Food Depository's Holiday Food Drive a Success: Kate Maehr

During the holiday season we asked you to step up and help feed the hungry by donating to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, and Food Depository Chief Kate Maehr said the results of their holiday food drive were even... More>>

FOX Chicago Fights Hunger at Millennium Park

We were at the Millennium Park Ice Rink Friday morning to have a little fun and to drum up some support for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. We got a little help from the Chicago Wolves and special guests. More>>

St. Kevin Food Pantry Feeds Growing Need

It's estimated that 845,000 people in Cook County need help finding their next meal. As the economy continues to sputter, the lines have been getting longer and longer at our local food pantries. More>>

Columbia College Steps Up to Fight Hunger

Fox Chicago has teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to bring awareness to hunger during this holiday season. At Columbia College in the Loop, the students were going all out to do their part, with a little... More>>

Hunger Reaches Even Affluent Neighborhoods

We're teaming up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help fight hunger this holiday season. Hunger affects all communities, even in our most affluent neighborhoods. More>>

The Face of Hunger Can Be Middle Class: Sheila Enright

With poverty at a record high, we all can help feed those in need in the Chicago area. Many of those in need are the new faces of hunger: the fallen middle class. More>>

About the Food Depository

More than 1.2 million people in our community face hunger. Two local organizations are working to ensure that these hungry neighbors have food in their time of need.

In Cook County, the Greater Chicago Food Depository partners with 650 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters to provide food to 142,000 people each week. To learn more, visit

In the 13 counties outside of Cook County, from Kankakee County to Lake County and west to Rockford, Northern Illinois Food Bank provides food to more than 60,000 hungry neighbors each week through a network of more than 600 food pantries, soup kitchens, youth and senior centers, and other feeding programs. To learn more, visit

Greater Chicago Food Depository

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