Chris Kennedy on Dr. Wadell Brooks

February 2015

Our founder, Chris Kennedy, talks Top Box Foods Express in Lake County, IL. 


The hospital teamed up with the American Diabetes Association, Top Box Foods, and other groups for the giveaway...200 boxes filled with food – including chicken, fresh fruits, and vegetables.

CBS Chicago, March 2022

Unemployment has spiked, finances are stretched, food insecurity is on the rise, and vulnerable populations have struggled in their daily life. But the crisis also has provided opportunities for Chicagoans to help each other.

Chicago Sun Times, April 2020

In partnership with ADA and Top Box Foods, BCBSIL provided more than 2,000 healthy meal kits to members needing meal assistance in Aurora, Chicago, and Rockford.

HealthPayerIntelligence, December 2020

Team Leverage: Bringing It Home — a collaboration of Chicago nonprofit Top Box Foods, Evanston-based tech company FarmLogix and an Indiana farming hub — beat out four other finalists to win the $500,000 Food to Market Challenge.

Chicago Tribune, October 2016

[Top Box Foods Express] has been fresh every time; it’s worth the money we pay. In fact, it saves us money. — Diane White, Zion, IL

Daily Herald, October 2016

Our customers do not see themselves as the recipients of charity... they are buying their food at affordable rates and providing for themselves and for their families. There's a lot of dignity in our mission. (The) fact that it's a hand up and not a handout is one of the reasons so many people like to work with us.

Chicago Tribune, February 2015

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