Liz Abunaw operates the Forty Acres produce stand at the PCC Farm Market. Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

Want To End Austin’s Food Desert Status? Vote To Help Open Forty Acres Grocery Store

The fresh market is competing for a $50,000 grant that would allow it to open a store, ending "food apartheid," its founder said.

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Logan Square Neighborhood Association Raising Money For Families In Crisis

The neighborhood group has identified 250 families in its network that need immediate assistance, some of whom are undocumented and don't qualify for federal aid.

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Shedd Aquarium Loans High-Tech Lab Equipment To State For Use In Coronavirus Testing

The equipment can do in hours what it might take an entire day for technicians to do manually, speeding up the testing process for COVID-19 patients.

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Verizon, LISC Offering $10,000 Grants To Help Small Businesses Survive Coronavirus Shutdown

Entrepreneurs of color and woman are encouraged to apply. The first round of applications are due before midnight on Saturday, April 4.