Convoy of Hope Hosts Community Event in Chicago

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Free Celebration Includes Groceries and Services

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Convoy of Hope will partner with local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits during a community celebration in Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday, August 22, at Marquette Park.

During the celebration, Convoy of Hope and the Chicago community will provide more than $1 million worth of goods and services including free: food, health services, haircuts, family portraits, job services, a carnival and more. Identification is not required to attend and participate in the event.

In 2014, more than 400 cities were served by Convoy of Hope events around the country.

Learn more about the event by visiting http://www.convoyofhope.org/chicago or contact Nick Rich at 630-523-3920.

​Convoy of Hope partners the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and Plum Organics will also be at the event. The NBCF provides education, support and early detection services to underserved women in the community. Plum Organics will distribute organic food specifically created for babies, toddlers and school-aged children.

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, a faith based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 12 consecutive years. In the last 20 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 70 million people.

About National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. For more information please visit http://www.nbcf.org.

About Plum Organics

Plum Organics is a leading innovator with the mission of inspiring a lifetime of healthy eating from the very first bite. Recognized for unique, culinary-inspired recipes and a modern approach to family nutrition, Plum offers a complete line of premium, nutritious organic baby food, toddler and kid snack & mealtime products in addition to snack pouches for adults. Plum has dedicated its social mission to delivering nutrient rich, organic food into the hands of little ones in need across America. For more information about Plum Organics, please visit http://www.plumorganics.com.

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