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September Recap & Upcoming Events

September Recap & Upcoming Events

What a month we had! We held a clothing drive, collected and shipped donations for Standing Rock (the warriors protecting our water in North Dakota against the Dakota Access PipeLine) in collaboration with Collectively Free, tabled at the Catskills Animal Sanctuary annual Shindig, collaborated with New York Farm Animal Save…

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: 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- Numbers, People, Pictures

It’s easy for me to get hung up on numbers. I was a program data director for non-profits in my previous life. My days revolved around numbers, goals and outcomes, meeting quotas, measuring progress. Now as I seek funding for Chilis on Wheels, I also go back to my training…

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 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…

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…

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.