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The ADA Teams Up with Dion’s Chicago Dream

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) and Dion’s Chicago Dream have teamed up to provide healthy fruits and vegetables to Chicago families in the south side of Chicago. With over 3 million people living in Illinois, 34 percent having pre-diabetes and nearly 1 million people living with diabetes, this innovative way of thinking will allow more people to adopt a healthy way of eating.

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Fox 32 Chicago Announces New Milestone Achieved

Nonprofit Dion’s Chicago Dream achieves new milestone. A dream is coming true for a Chicago nonprofit. Dion’s Chicago Dream reached a new milestone, delivering 15,000 pounds of food each month to local families who need it. This organization has grown from one community fridge in Englewood to now feeding 2,000 residents a month.

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Dion Dawson Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Since 1987, Echoing Green has accelerated the work of some of the world’s best and brightest social innovators. This Fellowship cohort will be the first of two for the year, with each Fellow receiving $80,000 over 18 months, a community of practice, and a continuum of support valued at $200,000 per Fellow, including leadership development, wellness programming, and access to a network of industry peers.

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