Hear as Dion talk about the inspiration for his efforts, the work they are doing now and hoping to do soon by bringing more food to more people and places facing challenges in the Chicago area. Listen as Dion talks about partnerships and perseverance and how both are needed to succeed. Dion is a navy veteran and he and his “Dream Team” are on a mission and well on their way to making a difference in the day to day lives of many. Listen here.
Every weekday morning, Dion Dawson fills an outdoor refrigerator in Englewood with water bottles and produce. The free offerings include fresh tomatoes, grapes, apples, berries, citrus fruits, and lettuce…“Englewood is a food desert. There’s no supermarket within a mile radius besides a Whole Foods,” Dawson said.
The Dream Fridge aims to address that.