WBBM News Radio: Chicago Launches Emergency Food Coordination Center For Those In Need Of Food During COVID-19 Pandemic


CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Mayor Lightfoot announced Friday the official launch of the city’s Emergency Food Coordination Center at Malcolm X College in partnership with The Salvation Army and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

The coordination center ensures that all who have tested positive or have been asked to quarantine by healthcare officials have access to food during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Chicago and partner organizations are continuing to offer existing food support programs for vulnerable Chicagoans and this new coordination center “leverages and expands these current systems,” the Mayor’s Office said.

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