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Online Food Pantry Fills Gaps in Hunger Relief
Photo courtesy of Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Nov 25, 2019

Online Food Pantry Fills Gaps in Hunger Relief

Northern Illinois Food Bank is a 2019 grantee in the Christopher Family Foundation’s Individual and Family Health & Wellbeing program area. This story was contributed by Northern Illinois Food Bank staff. Solving hunger is a complex problem that requires an equally complex solution.

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Nicole: The Intersection of Passion and Pride
Nicole, an Inspiration Corporation Foodservice Training participant. Photo courtesy of Inspiration Corporation
Nov 12, 2019

Nicole: The Intersection of Passion and Pride

Inspiration Corporation is a 2019 grantee in the Christopher Family Foundation’s Employment & Entrepreneurship program area. This story was contributed by Inspiration Corporation staff. For years, Nicole worked a job that had her traveling all over the country on business, working 16 hour

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Every Child in Nature, Every Day
Jardincito Nature Play Garden. Photo courtesy of NeighborSpace
Oct 21, 2019

Every Child in Nature, Every Day

Unstructured play in a natural setting has demonstrable benefits for a child’s health and wellbeing—not only have these experiences been shown to reduce stress, increase concentration, and spark creativity, they can also help shape a child’s values and understanding of themselves and the

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