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By Chinta Strausberg


Chicago, IL – Father Michael L. Pfleger of The Faith Community of St. Sabina has partnered with community organizations and business leaders to give back this holiday season with “Operation Hope: Feeding the Community” on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at BJ’s Market and Bakery, 1156 W. 79th Street (79th & Racine) in Chicago.

This outreach initiative will provide 2,000 free dinners for the public and residents of the Auburn-Gresham community. Operation Hope will feature musical entertainment.

“Hunger is a very real issue in the African-American community and across the city, and it is my hope that we can continue to make a difference collectively in the lives of those in need by sharing and caring,” said Father Pfleger.

Other sponsors include: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., BJ”s Market and Bakery, Rush University Medical Center, Terry Peterson and WVON.

“I am delighted to work with Operation Hope and Father Michael Pfleger again to provide meals for so many people. A commitment to servicing our community is at the core of Johnson Publishing Company’s mission and I am honored to give back in such a meaningful way,” said Linda Johnson Rice, chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, home of Ebony and JET magazines.

Chinta Strausberg is a Journalist of more than 33-years, a former political reporter and a current PCC Network talk show host. You can e-mail Strausberg at: Chintabernie@aol.com.

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