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Englewood Families Receive Christmas Trees And Gifts At I Grow Chicago’s Annual Giveaway
With Englewood families unable to gather at the Peace House this year, I Grow Chicago is doing what they can to keep the spirit of Christmas alive.
Buy A Pie For An Englewood Family In Need At Vanille Patisserie In Lincoln Park
People who stop by Vanille, a Lincoln Park bakery, can sponsor a pie for an Englewood family.
Englewood’s Beloved Ms. Gwen Recovering After Tough Fight With Coronavirus: There’s ‘More Work To Do’
The co-founder of I Grow Chicago and longtime neighborhood gardener has lasting complications from the virus, but she is back to work.
This South Side Gardener Is Behind Nearly 100 Urban Farms Across Chicago — And He’s Not Slowing Down
South Chicago-based master gardener Gregory Bratton is looking for volunteers to help with projects like harvesting, preparing the gardens for winter and installing equipment to allow off-season farming.
I Grow Chicago Creates Free Program To Help Englewood Students With Online Learning
The program will match 40 Englewood-area students with an advocate who provides virtual and in-person support. Students will also get a laptop and other supplies they need.
Free Coronavirus Testing Monday In Englewood
I Grow Chicago is offering free testing and support for those affected by COVID-19.
I Grow Chicago Raising Money To Better Help Black Chicagoans Struggling During Pandemic
Through May 20, all donations — no matter the amount — will be matched with a $100 gift from an anonymous donor.
Englewood’s Ms. Gwen Has Helped Others For 50+ Years. Now, Facing Coronavirus, Neighbors Rally Around Her
Gwen Johnson co-founded a walking club for seniors, started a women's group and serves on the board of the I Grow Chicago nonprofit.
I Grow Chicago Seeking Small Bottles, Food And Soap For Englewood Residents
The organization received bulk hand sanitizer, but are unable to distribute it because all stores have run out of small plastic bottles.
I Grow Chicago Mounts Effort To Keep Residents Safe During Outbreak, Seeks Donations For Its Englewood Peace Campus
The organization is looking for help from the public to keep supply shelves stocked for residents in need.
Hundreds Of Kids Leave Englewood’s Peace House Happy During Annual Toy Giveaway
The nonprofit I Grow Chicago gave away more than 3,000 presents to children and families.
Englewood Block’s Peace Campus Grows After Home Transformed Into ‘Family Resource House’
An Englewood mother who has lived in the neighborhood all her life will be the Resource House’s first resident.
Englewood’s Peace Campus Breaks Ground On New Playlot As Block’s Transformation Marches Forward
The playlot is the latest addition to the growing Peace Campus on the 6400 block of South Honore.