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MLK Day of Racial Healing and Service - Session 2: Virtual Service Project & Conversation with Christa A. Hamilton

The coronavirus pandemic has stressed families in our region, making it difficult for them to meet their basic needs. Food insecurity, stress, and job loss are rising. United Way's community partners have put together a list of supplies they need to support our neighbors during this difficult time.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Day of Racial Healing and Service

Hear from Sean Garrett, President and CEO of United Way of Metro Chicago, and Dr. Gail Christopher, Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity and architect of America’s Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation initiative.

Service of Young athletes volunteer at Greater Chicago Food Depository on MLK Day

GAGDC feels this need stays great in 2021, for those struggling to have enough food to eat. We have transformed the mission of GAGDC to be of service to the community. 

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To foster and promote revitalization of the community by designing and implementing programs that improve the community’s economic viability; increase availability of quality housing to people of different income levels, while maintaining and improving existing affordable housing; and enhance delivery of social services, particularly to senior citizens.

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