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Chicago Help Initiative profiled in new documentary film examining homelessness and hunger in Chicago

July 1, 2020 — A new documentary film by Chicago filmmaker Lucia Mauro chronicles the work of The Chicago Help Initiative — founded by Jacqueline C. Hayes — and how it provides nourishment on many levels to people experiencing homelessness and hunger in Chicago.

A year in the making, the film is produced by CHI and In My Brother’s Shoes, Inc., in collaboration with Flightless Bird Creative and Heather Eidson Photography & Media LLC. The full film will be released later this year. Watch the trailer.

"I Have a Name" (trailer)

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