Saturday Distribution: Fourth of July

Every week I go to three different stores to buy the ingredients for the chili, chasing the sales. Every week I start soaking the beans on Friday mornings, and stay up til midnight making 100-200 chili. Every Saturday morning I wake up early to pack that chili into individual bowls…

Saturday Distributions: Thank you!

Last weekend we dished out compassion in NYC, Denver, and San Diego! We want to thank Kelsey Smith for donating a pot to the San Diego Chapter. Jimbo’s Natural Grocery for an in-kind donation of ingredients used for two distributions. Ruth Allison for a generous donation to Chilis on Wheels.…

Saturday Distributions: East Coast/West Coast

Last weekend Chilis on Wheels was busy distributing vegan chili to the homeless and the community in both coasts. Portland, San Diego, and New York City all had distributions. Denver and Puerto Rico are scheduled for this weekend, so stay tuned! Here are some stories, and pictures! Portland: On Sunday,…

Saturday Distribution with amazing photography

Distribution of May 9, 2015 started as usual, with a kitchen full of chili and water bottles, and high spirits for the day. We again rented a zip car in order to take us to the city. It is the best option for us right now because the carts are…

CoW Portland delivers 31 meals!

CoW Portland delivers 31 meals!

The Portland chapter of Chilis on Wheels had their first trial vegan chili run! They distributed 31 meals! They are owners of Open Source Cafe, an amazing vegan food truck, and so they already have perfect facilities to make and distribute the chili. They prepared chili, coleslaw, and biscuits! All…

Chilis on Wheels: Denver!

We are super excited to announce the launch of a Denver chapter! It will be led by Jacqueline Carrera. Jacqueline Carrera is a vegetarian, animal lover and plant enthusiast residing in Denver, Colorado. She is currently studying botany. She loves watching Saturday morning cartoons and digging her hands in dirt.…

Saturday Distribution- May2nd (with lots of pictures!)

Last Saturday we successfully served 83 vegan chili servings and 100+ water bottles. We also gave out 3 vegan dog-food bags to homeless people with dogs in their family. This was made possible by donations made by Joanne Ehret and Diane Gandee Sorbi. A HUGE thank you to our volunteers,…

Chilis on Wheels: Portland!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a Chilis on Wheels Portland Chapter! It will be led by Kim Georgeades and Peter Van. Kim Georgeades and Peter Van- Portland Chapter Coordinators   Kim Georgeades Portland native mom and hairdresser with one teenage kid still in the nest.  We’re living…

Saturday Distribution (with lots of pictures!)

Our Saturday Distribution started off heavy. We packed 76 vegan chili portions, three cases and a half of waters, and some vegan dog food bags into three carts. The carts had never been heavier. We want to sincerely thank Ivan for all he does. He sometimes becomes the invisible hand,…

Chilis on Wheels goes to the dogs

We would like to happily announce the introduction of a new component to Chilis on Wheels and its chapters. With the warmer weather making it comfortable to be outdoors,  we have met more and more people living in the street with their dogs. While we are helping people by giving them a…