Nourishing Hope is thrilled to announce the hiring of Natia Barnett, the organization’s first program expansion manager. The new position is designed to help build new partnerships with trusted organizations in communities in Chicago’s South and West Sides that have endured decades of inequitable access to food and other resources.
Throughout the pandemic, Nourishing Hope 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 Nourishing Hope 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 Nourishing Hope’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: Nourishing Hope’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, Nourishing Hope Social Worker, reflects on the meaning of Pride and community.