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Chicago Relief Options

 

Organizations

Care for Real

Care for Real is an organization in Edgewater which provides food, clothing, and counseling services. They’re doing a virtual food drive right now that can be a big help to people in need.

My Block My Hood My City 

This organization is providing seniors with hand sanitizer, health supplements, toiletries, and food. They’re also providing an opportunity to call seniors who might be in need.

RefugeeOne

RefugeeOne assists refugees resettling to this country who have often fled situations of violence, persecution, and war. These resettlement efforts include everything from furnishing apartments to providing workforce training. This is a time of great vulnerability for refugees.

Lakeview Pantry

Local food pantry that provides food, mental health and social services. They’re providing food delivery for elderly and disabled folks at the moment.

 

Resources

Chicago Teachers Union resource

This page from the CTU website provides a bunch of different places that could use support, especially under “Immigrant and Refugee Resources” and “Mutual Aid & Cash Assistance.”

“Want to Help, Don’t Know Where To Start?”

This article from Block Club has a list of great organizations in the city that could use help.