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Kroc Center Chicago Celebrates 9 Years of ‘Doing the Most Good’

Kroc Center Chicago Celebrates 9 Years of ‘Doing the Most Good’

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Chicago is celebrating nine years in the West Pullman area. This beautiful, state-of-the-art facility, located at 1250 W. 119th Street, first opened its doors almost a decade ago. On Saturday, June 12, 2021, they commemorated their anniversary of “Doing the Most Good” in the neighborhood. A Place You Should Know […]

$80 Million Renters Assistance Available to Tenants Affected by COVID

$80 Million Renters Assistance Available to Tenants Affected by COVID

The City of Chicago allocated $80 million for renters that have struggled significantly with making rental payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of May 24, 2021, those who meet the set qualifications can apply to receive a piece of these funds. Last week, Gov. J. B. Pritzker reported that the eviction ban for the […]

Little Village Food Pantry Helps the Community Bounce Back

Little Village Food Pantry Helps the Community Bounce Back

The Amor de Dios food pantry in Little Village, run by Pastor Ramiro Rodriguez, positively connects to those in the community. It has also been a source of fulfillment and assurance during these unprecedented times and, as of today, May 24, 2021, continues that mission. A couple of months ago, a teenage boy, Adam Toledo, […]

Toddler in Little Village Among the 48 Shooting Victims in Chicagoland

Toddler in Little Village Among the 48 Shooting Victims in Chicagoland

Little Village was among the Chicago communities this weekend affected by violence throughout the city — 48 shootings. Approximately five people were fatally wounded; the other 43 other victims survived, as reported by ABC News on Monday, May 17, 2021. This weekend alone, Chicago police reported six shootings involving wounded minors. Since the beginning of […]

CFD’s First Female Commissioner Appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot

CFD’s First Female Commissioner Appointed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot

CFD gained its first female commissioner at a graduation ceremony this past Friday.  On May 14, 2021, Mayor Lori Lightfoot appointed Annette Nance-Holt as the first woman to head the Chicago Fire Department. A 30-year veteran of CFD, Nance-Holt was chosen to lead the department in 2018 as the first deputy commissioner. Richard Ford, the […]

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