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Food
M.E.D.A.

MEDA has operated a large and successful Food Bank which supplies fresh food for 3,000 Chicago needy families a year for over 25 years.  We supply over 1.5 million pounds of fresh produce and fruit annually to low income individuals and families below the poverty line throughout Chicago and Northern Illinois.   The photos below are examples of our large food supply and distribution program.  To view a 4 minute video of our food program, click here

Homer Alvarado, MEDA's Founder and Patron
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Food distribution at MEDA
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Trunk full of boxes of mangos
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Click on picture for brief movie
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Typical Food Distribution on Wednesday/Saturday
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MEDA frequently has surplus food
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this is an example of such surpluses

More of MEDA food surpluses
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