ENGLEWOOD — It’s a cold morning when Dion Dawson pulls up to the corner of 59th Street and Racine Avenue.

Dawson almost steps over an orange bell pepper before crouching to grab it, dusting it off and holding it as he gestures to an outdoor refrigerator. The fridge is painted, covered in images of corn, milk cartons and potatoes. “Dion’s Dream” is painted in large letters that float in a dream bubble.

This is the Dream Fridge, a key component of Dion’s Chicago Dream, a nonprofit organization Dawson created to fight food insecurity in Chicago by providing 300 pounds of fresh food daily…

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