The "Community Canteen" at Maria's allows neighbors to get a free meal or pay what you can, which will help fund more meals. Facebook/Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar

This South Side Restaurant Is Letting People Pay What They Can To Feed Those In Need, Keep Workers On Staff

Bridgeport's Kimski will distribute as many as 2,000 meals weekly through the winter. "We're trying to do this because there are no real relief programs [for restaurants] out there."

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Shop Local 2020: An Auburn Gresham, Chatham And Englewood Gift Guide

Buy from these local shops and retailers to support South Side businesses during hard times.

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You Can Support The Irish Nobleman, Local Artists By Shopping West Town Bar’s Pop-Up

Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.

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With No Help Coming From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.