chilis on wheels

Unmatched Saturday Distribution! 200 people served!

2 24 QT pots of chili 1 smaller pot in an electric burner 2 pans of corn bread 4 cases of water bottles That’s how our Saturday distribution of vegan chili started. We packed it all up and drove to the city. Upon crossing the street in to the park and…

Saturday Distribution: After the rain, a rainbow.

No volunteers. Burnt pot of chili (mostly rescued and fixed). Zip Car website down. Hour long traffic jam. Forgotten wallet at home. When it rains, it pours. Did I mention it was ALSO raining?! That was the start to our Saturday Distribution. I took a deep breath and said to…

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…

San Diego Chapter!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Chilis on Wheels is always growing. We have an addition to the family! We are so excited to announce the opening of a San Diego chapter! Tara Duke lives in San Diego with her human, feline and canine loved ones. She is a passionate vegan excited about building supportive…

Doing the math: 1+1+you=600 vegan chili

I sat down and tallied up the total amount of vegan chili servings distributed to the homeless and the community in New York, Boston, and Puerto Rico. We have served over 600 meals since our inception. 600+ meals! I’m a little in awe.

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,…