Food Insecurity Isn’t Just A Holiday Thing For Many Chicagoans

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In this Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, Fred Drake helps prepare food supplies to be distributed to people and families in need at the Grace Lutheran Church Food Pantry in Springfield. Seth Perlman / Associated Press
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In this Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, Fred Drake helps prepare food supplies to be distributed to people and families in need at the Grace Lutheran Church Food Pantry in Springfield. Seth Perlman / Associated Press

Food Insecurity Isn’t Just A Holiday Thing For Many Chicagoans

This holiday season, many of us will be gathering with family and friends for bountiful meals. But there are a lot of people in the Chicago area who struggle with food insecurity — not just around the holidays, but all year long. 

Jim Conwell of the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Moraine Township Trustee Amy Zisook join the Morning Shift to shed light on this issue.

GUESTS: Jim Conwell, spokesman at the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Amy Zisook, Moraine Township Trustee

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