They help us with food, social services. Nothing but love, that's how I feel about the Chicago Help Initiative.


Nobody should go hungry. With the Chicago Help Initiative, you don't have to.


A lot of people don't have shelter, food, clothing. They need help. And they get it here.


Goodness. All-encompassing goodness. In a world filled with so many who have so little, they give so much.


New Resource Guide coming!

This February, CHI and our partners will produce an updated version of our Resource Guide.

The guide is a compact, durable booklet that steers those in immediate need to donated hot meals, free groceries, medical care, shelter and numerous other important resources.

One of the most important things we can do is to connect those in need to the caring, knowledgeable and experienced people and agencies whom we use for help or we are privileged to partner with.

This is the same document we use on our outreach walks and is often deeply appreciated by those to whom it is given. If you or your organization are interested in getting copies, please let us know.

The next time someone on the street asks you for a dollar to get a bite to eat, tell him you have something better. Tell him how to get a hot meal, a bag of groceries and a path off the street. Then give him the Guide.


We're Here to Help

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a higher percentage of Americans are living in extreme poverty than they have ever measured before. Not everyone can enjoy abundance, but The Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) is here to lend a helping hand to assist those in need. Please join us in serving delicious meals to those in need and break the cycle of hunger in an effort to make an impact within the Chicago community. 

For more on the organization and the many ways you can help, please download our  Information Packet or Program Overview.

Information Packet   Program Overview



February 17, 2016

Meal sponsor:

The Balber Family with food prepared by First Slice


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