Millions of American families depend on food banks, but why until recently has nobody come up with a better solution? Dion Dawson realised that something is wrong with food banks when he had to wait in the rain with his family for hours only to obtain expiring fruits and some unlabeled can goods. Today he’s the founder of Dion’s Chicago Dream, a non-profit that delivers free healthful, nutritious food to families in need – an approach that solves multiple problems at once. In our new episode, Dion talks about the advantages of his programme and explains why some people need good food, but not recipes.
Hosted by Ed Crasnick and Jonathan Widder; edited by Thomas Barth.
Dion’s Chiago Dream Website: https://dionschicagodream.com/
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