THE PRESTON BRADLEY CENTER NFP
Rating: 5 stars 1 1 review
Issues: Arts & Culture, Homeless & Housing, Religion
Location: 941 W. Lawrence Ave P.O. Box 408319 Chicago IL 60640 USA
Programs: 2 Li'l Fishes is a free hot lunch program that serves 80-120 plates of food each day, four days a week year-round. Guests include the homeless as well as neighborhood people whose food budgets won't stretch the entire month.
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The Preston Bradley Center is an historic building in Uptown Chicago, home to the Peoples Church of Chicago and to the 2 Li'l Fishes free lunch program. The building also hosts several other nonprofits, and has a beautiful sanctuary available for community events, weddings, concerts. This building is a center for helping the poor in this neighborhood - it houses a shelter, and 2 Li'l Fishes serves a hot meal to hundreds of people each week. Recently I welcomed a high school class who came to cook and serve one of our meals. They did a bang-up job, serving marinated steak, asparagus, Waldorf salad, and garlic potatoes. Within the past year the sanctuary also hosted a memorial service for a youth who lost his life in a shooting nearby, with many community organizations represented at that service.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
its direct impact on people in the neighborhood - poor and otherwise - treating people with dignity and building community among neighbors.
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