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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…

Compassionate Weekend Warriors! Part II: Distribution

On Sunday we distributed 70 vegan chili and 76 water bottles! This was possible due to contributions from Anita Follins! A huge thank you to our volunteers: Hilda, Leiah, Julianna, Leticia, Rodney, and Rodney Jr., and Ollie! Slowly we are getting to know people and hear their stories, and will be…

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,…

Chilis on Wheels en Despierta América!

Gracias a Birmania Ríos y a las personas lindas de Despierta América en Univisión, aquí les comparto el vídeo del segmento en donde hablaron sobre nuestra labor de traer chili vegano a personas necesitadas. Mi corazón crece con cada muestra de apoyo. http://entretenimiento.univision.com/video/590492/2015-04-08/despierta-america/tus-hijos/ella-cambia-el-mundo-con-chili-on-wheels-despierta-america/embed Un millón de gracias! Si quieren aportar…

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.

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.

Life is a cha cha cha

Today we distributed 14 vegan chili to people in need of a warm meal. We hope the low number today means people are safe and sound taking refuge from the cold someplace safe indoors. We will back next Saturday! Highlights of today included meeting James the Birdman, and hearing about…