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Care for Real

Chicago, IL, United States

Care for Real’s mission is to foster a healthy and equitable community by helping vulnerable neighbors overcome food insecurity with dignity. Serving over 10,000 individuals each year on the far Northside of Chicago, they are the anchor food pantry for the community. The need is immense and demand continues to grow. Care for Real has served up to 1,375 families in one week alone.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2023
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $150,000
Purpose: Staff Benefits
Notes: Care for Real offers health insurance, a retirement plan, short- and long-term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program for its employees.

Year awarded: 2019
Period: 3 years
Amount awarded: $160,000
Purpose: General Operating Support