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Englewood strong Program

Are you in need of supportive services or know someone who is?


IEi's Englewood Strong program empowers Greater Englewood residents to identify and break down barriers to success. This comprehensive case management program is a collaborative and customized approach to
address the interconnected challenges to stability ranging from transportation hurdles to housing insecurity and everything in between!

Customized Case Management

  • Assistance with State ID application

  • Referrals for Benefits Access Network, re-entry services, job trainings, employment and legal aid

  • Emergency relief for housing emergencies, work uniforms, bus passes and essential needs

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Skill-Building Opportunties

  • Workshops and classes for resume building, financial literacy, digital literacy, and effective communication skills

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Frontlines: Meal Service and Peace Pantry

  • Meal Pick-up & Delivery: Fresh meals from Kafe Dreamz available for pick up Monday, Wednesday and Friday; delivery on Tuesday and Friday

  • Peace Pantry: Non-perishable Food, Household, Hygiene and Baby Essential items available upon request

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Imagine Englewood if

we are Englewood Strong

We, at Imagine Englewood If, want to thank you for supporting the Englewood community during the COVID-19 crisis. The unexpected pandemic and its economic consequences have had a devastating impact on our beloved community, leaving many of our neighbors in great need. In response, we ran the initiative turned Englewood Strong program for 14 weeks from June 1, 2020 - September 4th, 2020.  


You stepped up to help when our neighbors could not access local grocery stores, convenience stores, or WIC centers (that provide essential items for young children). We cannot thank you enough for your generosity, which helped us provide over 800 families with food, hygiene kits, baby items, and other essentials. The goal of our supportive services is to meet residents where they are to identify and break down barriers to success.



Englewood Strong Boxes distributed to South Side families.

85,000 +

Pounds of food distributed to South Side Families

50,000 +

Essential Baby items distributed to expecting and current South Side mothers.

25,000 +

Household items distribute to South Side families


Families served via delivery, pick-up, and giveaways.


Volunteers engaged in distribution, sorting, and event planning.

30,000 +

Feminine Products distributed to South Side Women & Girls.

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