Live Healthy Chicago (LHC) is a collaborative that implements initiatives to improve the wellness of seniors and high-risk populations experiencing COVID-19 health disparities and food insecurity. The initiatives span 20 majority Black and Brown target communities in Chicago. Forty Acres Fresh Market; MAAFA Redemption Project; My Block, My Hood, My City (M3); Rush University Medical Center; and West Side United have partnered to build LHC.
LHC has distributed over $2 million in community-based grants to organizations that are implementing immediate and recovery strategies. Noticing a gap in federal funding to undocumented communities, LHC distributed another round of funding in Q2 to four organizations that prioritize undocumented Chicagoans.