Chicago food pantries work to meet demand ahead of Thanksgiving and all year-round

Hunger In America Feeding Kids
A variety of dry foods, powered milk, small blocks of cheese, canned vegetables, dried beans and apples are packed in individual boxes and readied to be distributed as part of the Mississippi SHINE Project, a program affiliated with the Jefferson County Community Health Center in Fayette, Miss., on Friday, March 12, 2021. Over 100 boxes of donated food were distributed within an hour to residents of one of the poorest counties in the state. Rogelio V. Solis / Associated Press
Hunger In America Feeding Kids
A variety of dry foods, powered milk, small blocks of cheese, canned vegetables, dried beans and apples are packed in individual boxes and readied to be distributed as part of the Mississippi SHINE Project, a program affiliated with the Jefferson County Community Health Center in Fayette, Miss., on Friday, March 12, 2021. Over 100 boxes of donated food were distributed within an hour to residents of one of the poorest counties in the state. Rogelio V. Solis / Associated Press

Chicago food pantries work to meet demand ahead of Thanksgiving and all year-round

Reset checks in with two local food pantries to understand how they work to combat food insecurity during the holiday season and throughout the year.

GUESTS: Sandra Gillespie, co-pastor, Chosen Tabernacle Ministries

Kellie O’Connell, Lakeview Pantry CEO