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.


CHI's annual fundraiser is coming this June!

Click here for tickets 

The Chicago Help Initiative NAMED the official charity of RUN MAG MILE 5k ON September 10th!!

We are very pleased and very proud! More to come soon, but if you're a runner, and want to support us, here are the details and the link to sign up:

If we can help you organize a group of runners to particpate or to fundraise with sponsors, please let us know so that we can share more information about CHI with you. Click here to send an email.


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



May 25, 2016

Meal sponsor:

The Logan Foundation with food prepared by Lou Malnati's


Brianne Spresser, Senior Case Manager, Lincoln Park Community Shelter

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