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    5.9M
    AMERICANS ARE CLASSIFIED
    AS INVOLUNTARY PART-TIME.
    According to U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics 8/2016
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    14%
    OF COOK COUNTY RESIDENTS
    FACE FOOD INSECURITY.
    According to RebootIllinois.com
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    55%
    HOMELESS STUDENT RISE IN
    NORTHERN COOK 2012-2014.
    According to Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
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Volunteer Spotlight–Devi S. After completing an internship at NWC last year, Devi has continued working with us as a volunteer. She helps update data in the NWC back office, and also helps out transcribing recipes on the Cookbook committee. She is a student at Harper and enjoys reading, cooking and recently took up tae kwon do. Thank you Devi, we couldn't continue helping our neighbors in need turn crisis into opportunity without volunteers like you! northwestcompass.org/get-involved/#GivingBack ... See MoreSee Less

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