SNAP Recipients Can Now Take Advantage of Ordering Groceries Online

SNAP Recipients Can Now Take Advantage of Ordering Groceries Online

Now that Old Man Winter has finally settled over Chicago, some residents may be torn between braving the ice, freezing wind, and brutally cold temperatures to make the trek to the grocery store. This is an even more significant challenge in many predominately Black communities on the south and west sides of the city, where […]

Loris Cannon Loves Seeing Clients Reach Their Fullest Potential

Loris Cannon Loves Seeing Clients Reach Their Fullest Potential

Loris Cannon serves as a Program Coordinator for Phalanx Family Services Adult Programs. The agency’s adult division is part of its holistic approach to enriching Chicagoans’ lives. Phalanx’s goal is to guide participants into stable living-wage jobs. Two of the programs under Cannon’s guidance are Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). […]

Growing Vegetables Increases Nutrition and Reduces Food Insecurity

Growing Vegetables Increases Nutrition and Reduces Food Insecurity

Vegetables add nutrition to any meal or snack. Growing produce can help save on the monthly food costs. Adding homegrown food benefits everyone and reduces the fear of food insecurity. Ideas for creating gardens of all sizes, from containers to plots of land, are available. Homegrown fruits and vegetables are more flavorful than those shipped to […]

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