Category: Nourishing Hope News

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 […]

Read the Summer Quarterly Impact Report

In this report, you’ll learn about our response to the increased need, which included new partnerships on Chicago’s South and West Sides. You’ll read about a unique and successful matching donation for Pride Month. And (no spoilers here) — you’ll learn about the largest general operating gift in our organization’s 52-year history. read the impact […]

Statement on the passing of Bruce Tranen

At Nourishing Hope, we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of Bruce Tranen, a dedicated volunteer and ardent supporter of our mental health program. Among his many life accomplishments, Bruce volunteered hundreds of hours helping our neighbors in need at Nourishing Hope’s Sheridan Market in Lakeview. Since 2020, Bruce and his wife Jan have […]

Lakeview Pantry rebrands as Nourishing Hope, plans to serve more people in need

Media contact: Greg Trotter, 773-850-9745 greg.trotter@nourishinghopechi.org Lakeview Pantry rebrands as Nourishing Hope, plans to serve more people in need Nourishing Hope also opens new headquarters and online market pickup site with goal of expanding food, mental wellness and social service programs to communities across the city Lakeview Pantry is changing its name to Nourishing Hope […]