My Block, My Hood, My City shovels snow in Englewood after weekend storm

A handful of volunteers gathered in the streets of Englewood to shovel snow in a neighborhood of elderly residents. (Benjamin Thornburgh / via DNAinfo)

CHICAGO — A handful of volunteers joined My Block, My Hood, My City in Englewood Sunday to help shovel snow and clear a path for elderly residents.

After My Block, My Hood, My City founder Jahmal Cole spoke to the president of the 74th & Princeton Block Club Association about concerns regarding the weekend snowstorm, he decided he would try and gather a team of volunteers to help shovel snow from elderly neighbors’ streets.

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Cole chose to clear the blocks stretching from 75th and Princeton, where a lot of “older leaders” live, he said.

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