Author: Nourishing Hope

The End Hunger Social 2023

Join us for this year’s End Hunger Social! The Young Leaders Board of Nourishing Hope is hosting the End Hunger Social on Thursday, May 4 at Joy District, 112 W. Hubbard St., with a goal of raising $60,000 to support our community programs. The End Hunger Social draws more than 250 young professionals from all over the […]

That’s a wrap: Toy drive brings holiday joy to 620 kids

Angel Carguachi and his daughters, Estefania and Yareli, stand for a photo at the Nourishing Hope Toy Drive.  After moving into a new apartment recently, Martha Gomez worried about not having enough money for Christmas gifts for her grandchildren. Money had already been tight with the inflationary rise in prices for food, gas and just […]

New chief fundraiser joins Nourishing Hope to grow impact

Keenya Lambert, a veteran nonprofit executive with a passion for social justice, is joining Nourishing Hope as its new chief development officer.  In this role, Lambert will lead the successful development and execution of Nourishing Hope’s short- and long-term fundraising efforts, as well as volunteer recruitment. The job and mission align with Lambert’s longtime passion […]

New name, growing need: El Mercadito serves thousands in Humboldt Park as food prices soar

Rebranded food pantry partnership between Nourishing Hope and La Casa Norte connects people to food and social services amid challenging time for many Chicago families Nourishing Hope’s hunger relief partnership with La Casa Norte in Humboldt Park is now called El Mercadito. Formerly known as the Fresh Market, the partnership has been renamed to El […]