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In the unforgiving year just past, we might all have lost our path if not for the helpers and the heroes. Across 2020, Wednesday Journal sought out and told the stories of so many people doing good...
Amelia Hoog, an OPRFHS Junior, has been an exceptional volunteer over the past few months. Amelia has volunteered consistently at our Distribution Set Up, Distribution Bagging and at Distributions. In...
Join us for our annual Fall Benefit Concert on November 19-20th! With past luminaries like the Indigo Girls, Lucinda Williams, Jason Isbell, and Jeff Tweedy, this benefit show is one you won't want to...
By Stacey SheridanStaff ReporterSanta may ride a reindeer-pulled sleigh to deliver Christmas joy, but Illinois Senate President Don Harmon rides a minivan. On Dec. 21, the senator and his team made...
By Staff'Everything has changed. Every aspect of our operation," says Michele Zurakowski, executive director of Beyond Hunger, about her agency's response to the impact of COVID-19."What it has driven...
Byline Bank takes a look back on the past year, and the inspiration of small business owners and service organizations.
What are some big changes and when will people begin to see relief?• The new package provides an extension of unemployment insurance and a federal unemployment insurance bonus of $300 per week.•...
Nick Blumberg | December 15, 2020 8:03 pm During the winter holidays, the demand on food pantries spikes. And this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has already exacerbated hunger around the U.S., with the...
This past year has been humbling for all of us. As an essential service, our staff and volunteers never paused their work on the front lines. Their selflessness and dedication were on display right...
What can we say but WOW! What an amazing volunteer. Over the years Paul has been on our frontlines greeting our clients and making sure they are taken care of at Registration. He comes in when he sees...
On Giving Tuesday Beyond Hunger, 848 Lake St., Oak Park, tripled their $25,000 goal by utilizing multiple giving outlets to maximize donations. And now, the organization is already in the midst of a...
We have been honored with so much kindness this year! We hope you'll join us for even more - random acts of kindness - to finish up 2020. So kicking off on #GivingTuesday and December 1st, we welcome...