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Compassionate Weekend Warriors! Part I: Boston

This weekend we gave out chili samples at the Mission Hill Health Fair in Boston and distributed 70 vegan chili servings and 76 water bottles in NYC. It was a very busy weekend, and our bodies are tired, but our hearts are wired! Our weekend started driving to Boston for…

Interviews!

We were interviewed twice this week: by Fabio Chaves from Vista-se, the largest Brazilian vegan online magazine, and by Victoria Clark from Thursday Inteview, a showcase of in depth interviews with “dynamic creatives, innovators and troublemakers”. Check us out in both places! Vista-se: (in Portuguese)  http://vista-se.com.br/ao-lado-do-filho-de-4-anos-mae-distribui-refeicoes-veganas-a-moradores-de-rua-nos-eua/   And Thursday Interview: (in…

Saturday Distribution: Youth Changing the World

Saturday’s distribution of 54 chilis and 77 water bottles  was coincidentally ALL about the youth, from the 5 year old donor that made this possible by forgoing birthday gifts and asking his friends and family to contribute to Chilis on Wheels, to the high school volunteers that distributed the chili,…

The Chili Treasure: a beautiful gift

Today I met the sweetest most beautiful people in New York. I am oficially giving them the title. Em Clare and her husband are both retired teachers. He is now a movie extra, and appears in corners of advertisements for “The Knick” in NY buses. Their positive and kind energy…

Meet Julianna! Our Volunteer Coordinator!

We would like to introduce to you our new Volunteer Coordinator, Julianna Calvaruso. She is a high school student, on her Senior year from Brooklyn. She is vegan, and serves as Vice-President of The Student Advocates for Animal Rights at Edward R. Murrow High School. She does vegan outreach with…

Succesful Saturday Distribution (with a lot of pictures!)

Today we had a super succesful saturday distribution. We delivered 44 vegan chili to the hungry, made possible by donations from Naiá Aiello, Nancy Sands, Mary McGillycuddy, and Kathryn Marquet. We ran out of chili and water bottles pretty fast, faster than usual. The warm weather made the parks and the…

Feature in Latest Vegan News

We were interviewed for Latest Vegan News, where we reveal our vision for Chilis on Wheels. You can read the article here.

An article from Brazil!

For those of you that speak Portuguese, here is a lovely article written about us on the blog Razoes para acreditar, a blog that concentrates in finding news of people doing positive things to change the world for the better. My favorite kind of news! To see it, click here.  …

Chilis on Wheels on Eyewitness News!

Eyewitness News did a segment on us on their Above and Beyond section! http://7online.com/video/embed/?pid=604283   For the entire article, please click here.

Small chili run- 7 days left on campaign

  We did a small impromptu run yesterday in our neighborhood. It was snowing and so cold, and I had supplies for a small batch, so we went ahead and took it out to people. Starting next week we will distribute every Saturday. Help us warm up the city! We…