HOME RUN INN AND CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND SUPPORT SERVICES JOINED CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT, CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT AND CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO KICK OFF THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH DELIVERY OF 2500 PIZZAS TO 11 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS – QNT Press Release


CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Home Run Inn, (HRI) continued its 75th anniversary celebration with the City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) for Back to School with Pizza and Pencilsdistributing 2500 pizzas and pencil cases through the Chicago Police Department (CPD) CAPS initiative, Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

“We believe in strengthening communities, and this public-private partnership is an open hand to Chicago students returning to school.” said DFSS Commissioner Brandie Knazze. “Few things can bring us together like food, and working alongside CPS, CPD, Home Run Inn to feed thousands of families at the beginning of the school year underscores our commitment to community.”

The massive food distribution event began at the DFSS Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Center4314 S Cottage Grove Ave., where the Chicago Police Department enlisted dozens of community-based officers to pick up and hand out pizzas to children at neighborhood elementary schools at the end of their school day. Students each received one cheese pizza and a pencil …

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