By 2027, reduce food insecurity for 15 percent of families served by the Blue Island / Robbins Neighborhood Network.
The Blue Island / Robbins Neighborhood Network wants to create financially, mentally and physically healthy communities for its residents. The Network is primarily focused on reducing food insecurity and improving emotional wellness.
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The Neighborhood Network has already taken great strides in achieving their bold goal. Moving forward, they’re working to identify additional ways of addressing food insecurity in their community.
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Blue Island/Robbins Neighborhood Network Project Coordinator for Metropolitan Family Service
“One thing that we found as we began to create the network was that there are lots of resources in our community but not many of the residents know how to access them. Quite frankly, not a lot of them know that these resources exist especially when it comes to mental health.”