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Pilsen Community Helps Feed Those in Need With Rising Grocery Prices

Pilsen Community Helps Feed Those in Need With Rising Grocery Prices

Jesus Galvan, a vendor in Pilsen, understands what it’s like to go to bed hungry. He spent more than a year roaming the streets looking for a hot meal and a place to rest his head. Galvan struggled with substance abuse and financial instability. He received assistance from strangers who helped guide him and his […]

Inflation Causes Food Security Issues Across the Nation

Inflation Causes Food Security Issues Across the Nation

Inflation is not only hitting Americans at the pump, it’s also causing rent hikes and food insecurities. The COVID-19 pandemic created a pang in people’s pockets when businesses closed down or reduced their employee numbers. Local food pantries are feeling the sting as they struggle to keep up with the communities needs. The job market […]

Bill Gates Gives Away Wealth to Be Off the ‘World’s Richest People’ List

Bill Gates Gives Away Wealth to Be Off the ‘World’s Richest People’ List

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, has always been an advocate for giving back to people in need. He wants to help people live a quality life without having them struggle. In 2000, Gates and his former wife, Melinda, began one of the largest philanthropies in the world, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The […]

Plant-Based Food Industry Sees a Shakeout

Plant-Based Food Industry Sees a Shakeout

Plant-based Food Industry sees an inevitable shakeout as investor optimism meets realism. Even Wall Street is souring on plant-based substitutes. Shares of Oatly and Beyond Meat divested half their worth this year. The stocks were inclined to giant leaps and abrupt plunges in value aggravated by wider demand swings and strain from short-sellers. Beyond Meat […]

Chicago’s West Side Hosts Bank of America Inaugural Half-Marathon

Chicago’s West Side Hosts Bank of America Inaugural Half-Marathon

Friday afternoon barricades were placed on sidewalks along Douglas and Independence Boulevards stating the roads would be cut off Sunday, June 5, 2022 (from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Many West Side residents were unaware of the three-day health and wellness festival, including the half marathon hosted by Bank of America, set to take place […]

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