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Saturday Distribution: We Can Do It!

Saturday Distribution: We Can Do It!

Last Saturday we began our distribution in the trains. Thanks to our lovely Veganteers, we were able to load all our chili on the subway and take it to Tompkins Square Park for our weekly distribution of vegan chili. This can be quite a production, as the stop is not…

Saturday Distribution: Birthday Musings

Saturday Distribution: Birthday Musings

Last weekend was my birthday weekend, I turned 35 on Sunday. I asked my close friends and family to make a donation to Chilis on Wheels instead of gifts. Aside from being in a minimalist kick (I have donated most of my belongings except for my kitchen tools), there is…

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 Distribution: Why Do People Still Hate

The highlight of last Saturday’s Distribution was without a doubt, the poetry of Esi Grant. Esi just got out of the hospital, she had not been outside in four or five days, but her joy infected everyone around her. She was kind enough to share two of her poems with us.…

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…

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…

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.

Saturday mornings, All hands on deck!

A glimpse into our Saturday mornings! Check it out!     Join us!

National Chili Day!

Today is National Chili Day! Although for Chilis on Wheels, every day is National Chili Day! 🙂 I will be shopping later today for the ingredients for this weekend’s distribution as a way to celebrate this day. So exciting! As a treat, here is a link to some vegan chili…

The blessings keep on coming!

Thank you! We keep receiving donations to our crowdfunding campaign! Only four days left! Everything collected now goes directly into food to be distributed. Help us warm up our corner of the world! Donate here. Today we also received a 24QT cooking pot! Thank you Karen Hutchins! We really needed…