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Fighting community hunger in Chicago

The U.S. has experienced a 50% surge in demand for food support since the pandemic began. The collaborative efforts of the Greater Chicago Food Depository, New Life Centers, and McKinsey are making a difference in providing nutritious meals to those in need. Watch the first in our video series that tells the story of a resilient, innovative and compassionate group of community leaders dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people in Chicago's suburbs.

Divide and conquer: How segmentation helps with food security

– To meet surging demand, one food bank created specific plans for separate food sources and drop-off sites in order to get resources... into the community as fast as possible with a minimum of waste.

Challenges and opportunities facing food banks under COVID-19

– Greater Chicago Food Depository CEO Kate Maehr looks back on 2020, the challenge of rising food insecurity, and ways the private... sector can get involved.
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Behind Roberto Uchoa’s work to fight hunger and strengthen food banks

– Meet a senior partner who helps food banks better serve their communities through analytics, reskilling, and more.

Tackling food insecurity and community hunger

This collection of articles and multimedia draws together McKinsey’s thinking on food insecurity. As the COVID-19 pandemic... continues to affect access to food for many, what can food banks, distribution partners, philanthropic foundations, and the private sector do to increase resilience and ensure that people across North America have reliable access to nutritious meals?
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Tom Kilroy
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As managing partner of McKinsey’s Chicago office, leads retail commercial transformation work in North America, serving...
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