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How We're Helping Combat Food Insecurity in Chicago

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How We're Helping Combat Food Insecurity in Chicago

Sales of our Quarantine Coffee have supported the Greater Chicago Food Depository since May 2020, but for the first time since we started working together, we had a chance to help with our own hands. A team from Connect — employees, partners and family — spent an afternoon volunteering during our Christmas holiday at the GCFD, which operates as the city’s food bank by supplying more than 700 Cook County food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. We worked as part of a group that repackaged more than 13,000 pounds of apples from wholesale boxes to more practical quantities for individuals and...

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