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Continuing a Family Tradition

Collin Sasser

For Collin Sasser, supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository is a family tradition. When he was younger, Collin's father introduced him to the Food Depository, and it made an immediate impact. More

Looking Back at 40: How the Food Depository Grew From Grassroots

Ed Sunshine and Ann Connor

In its first year, the Greater Chicago Food Depository distributed 500,000 pounds of food. The following year, that amount more than doubled—and continued to grow from there. Follow our 40-year journey and see how we're meeting the needs of people in the Chicago area today. More

Making Hunger Her Priority

Kathy Gallo

When Kathy Gallo retired in 2002, she knew she wanted to get involved with an organization she supported. She didn't waste any time before choosing the Greater Chicago Food Depository. More

Make a Lasting Impact by Extending Your Support

Joan Giardina

Fighting hunger in Greater Chicago is important to Joan Giardina. Through a gift in her will, she is ensuring her support for our programs continues even after her lifetime. More

A Lifetime of Giving Back

Julian Blumenthal

Lunch Bus driver Julian Blumenthal is no stranger to the Greater Chicago Food Depository — he's volunteered there since 1991. More

Planned Giving Provides Critical Support in Fight Against Hunger

Henry Smogolski

For Henry Smogolski, making a planned gift to the Food Depository just made sense. More