All food desert


May 28, 2020

Mile Square opens emergency food pantry

UIC’s Mile Square Health Center has established an emergency food delivery service for patients

December 2, 2015

Hunger banquet puts food disparity on the table

Students reenact scenarios to show unequal distribution of resources

UIC Fruit Cart at Taylor and Wood, in front of the University of Illinois Hospital, partnered with Neighbor Capital and Streetwise.

September 15, 2015

Fruit cart vouchers help patients eat healthy to stay well

Medical student expands project to reach more people

Kevin L. James and fruit stand customer

May 26, 2015

Fruit cart returns with fresh choices for patients, staff

New project raises funds for patient vouchers to encourage healthy eating

July 15, 2014

Nursing students push for change in South Shore food desert

Nursing students’ advocacy continues after class project ends

Lauren Hughes

October 29, 2013

Student puts learning into action, bringing fresh fruit to food desert

Fruit cart means healthier food, job opportunities for community