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Our Summer 2022 News

CHI's Feeding Hope Gala Returns to Chicago Sports Museum on Sept. 15thWe're excited to announce that, due to popular demand...
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CHI Goes to New York City to Ring Closing Bell at Nasdaq

July 21, 2022 CHI Founder and President Emerita Jacqueline Hayes joined CHI Board VP Tom Morrisey in New York City...
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Success Stories

StreetWise Features CHI’s Services to Combat Hunger, Homelessness

Streetwise magazine Editor-in-Chief Suzanne Hanney gets up close and personal with The Chicago Help Initiative. Her touching cover story for...
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CHI Volunteer Makes 1,000 Meals for Our Guests

Jacqueline Ingles, a law student and Ukrainian Village resident, saw a posting about The Chicago Help Initiative needing lunch donations...
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Special Screening of the Award-Winning Documentary “I HAVE A NAME” by Lucia Mauro

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS for the online screening of the award-winning documentary "I HAVE A NAME" by Lucia Mauro. The film...
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CHI’s Holiday Bazaar Brings Season of Giving to Our Guests

Thanks to our volunteers and the generosity of our supporters, CHI's 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 4 was a...
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The best medicine? Having a place to live

Adequate shelter is one of the basic necessities of life -- and a key determinant to a person’s health and...
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CHI featured in New Eastside News

New Eastside News reporter Angela Gagnon recently came to our Wednesday meal and spoke with CHI founder Jacqueline Hayes, volunteers...
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Help The Chicago Help Initiative Raise $5000 to Cover Meals and Services for Chicago’s Homeless

The Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) is a local nonprofit organization that for 16 years has provided nutritious meals and access...
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Dining with Dignity - WBEZ covers our Wednesday meal.

Lovely WBEZ piece on both our approach to our guests and on our founder, Jacqueline Hayes. Give it a listen.
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CHI Resource Guide in Trib!

Very nice mention of one of our signature products - The Chicago Help Initaitive Resource Guide. Check it out.
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2016 World Champion CUBS serve CHI meal - Joe Maddon’s Thanksmas

Sure, we're getting ahead of ourselves with the headlines, but we alrady know how great they are!!
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Did you know?

20% 

of the people we serve are military service veterans.

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

Andre