As the government shutdown drags on, thousands of federal employees right here in Chicagoland are going without a paycheck. Because of this, many people are struggling to pay their bills and keep food on the table for their families.
A food pantry on the North Side has stepped up to help local families during this time. Volunteers and staff at Lakeview Pantry have become a strong support system for federal workers. If you know someone in need, encourage them to head over and check it out. Lakeview Pantry distributes food six days a week, and offers many other services as well. Get more information, or donate, here.