By Darsea Hajdarevic and Ariana Terrell

According to the Food Research & Action Center, 10.5 percent of households in the U.S. are experiencing food insecurity.

In the midst of COVID-19, Chicago has had a higher demand for food. There are approximately 33 food pantries located in Chicago.

StoryMap: Chicago’s Local Food Pantries

Among many others, the Lakeview Pantry has made a mission to accommodate those in need, especially during the pandemic. While helping the community, the staff and volunteers abide by the state mandate on masks to ensure the safety of others.

While there are guidelines that clients need to…

Ariana Terrell

uic ‘22 | communication major

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