By Sarah Abuosba, Bridget Aube and Janet Vivanco

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the increase in food insecurity has become an increasing issue in the Chicagoland area.

Many individuals and families lost their jobs or loved ones over the course of the pandemic. There are some food pantries available for people to get food in Chicago. They understand their community needs them more than ever, now that everything is uncertain, especially knowing where their next meal will come from.

Raelene McLaughlin is a single mother of five who resides in the Chicagoland area and providing for her children has been a…

Sarah Abuosba

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