Author: Nourishing Hope

The End Hunger Social 2024

Join us for this year’s End Hunger Social on Thursday, May 9 at Joy District, 112 W. Hubbard St., raising funds to provide food, social services and mental health counseling to any Chicagoan in need. Join us for an evening of food, music, cocktails, networking and silent auction items to raise funds for Nourishing Hope’s future!

Proof of impact: Our 2022-2023 annual report

In the past two years, the perfect storm of soaring food prices and diminished federal assistance resulted in tens of thousands of our Chicago neighbors experiencing food insecurity. We served more people in fiscal year 2023 than we did at the height of the pandemic. You can find details on our rebrand, our new headquarters, our food programs, transformational gifts and much more in our 2022-2023 annual report.

Toy drive provides delight for 550 kids — and relief to parents

An 8-year-old girl reacts to a Barbie doll on the last day of the Nourishing Hope Toy Drive. (All photos by Pratyush Swarup for Nourishing Hope) At the Sheridan Market on a recent afternoon, the vibe was merry and bright. Children eagerly waited in line with their parents. Holiday classics blasted from the stereo. Decorative […]

This Christmas, a family makes new home after perilous journey

(All photos taken by photographer Abel Uribe for Nourishing Hope.)  Around Christmas time, Cristian Ante used to string lights on a tree outside his rented apartment in Ecuador. This year, there’s only one thing he’s hoping to accomplish. “With God’s blessing, we’ll find work and be able to provide for our daughters,” said Ante, 26, […]