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Greater Chicago Food Depository

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Greater Chicago Food Depository

A New South Side Food Pantry Is Fighting To End Hunger, One Shopping Cart At A Time

The Inner-City Muslim Action Network opened the IMAN Food and Wellness Center, 1216 W. 63rd St., thanks to a grant provided by the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

At Least 8,000 Chicago Families Living In Poverty Aren’t Getting Food Assistance, Depository Says. New Program Aims To Find Out Why

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is partnering with neighborhood groups to identify why some families in need aren't getting public benefits. "We really want to take the time to learn the different barriers people face."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Food Co-Ops Team Up To Feed More Families In Need On South, West Sides: ‘We’ll Be Stronger Together’

Three co-ops have formed ChiMeals, a collective dedicated to supporting Chicagoans experiencing food insecurity.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Beyond Hunger’s Home Delivery Program Expands To Austin, Offering More Food Options For Seniors In Need

The new location will allow Beyond Hunger to serve more people and accommodate more special diets.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

An Austin Food Pantry Is Expanding To Address Increased Need Brought On By The Pandemic

The food pantry at Circle Urban Ministries will now operate twice a week thanks to a grant from the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Here’s Where You Can Find Free Food In Bronzeville This Weekend

A mobile pantry will give away groceries 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Church, 44 E. 41st St.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Edgewater Nonprofit Receives Grant To Expand Rogers Park Pop-Up Food Pantry

Care For Real is one of 26 community groups to receive grants from the Greater Chicago Food Depository to address food scarcity in underserved communities.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Food Pantry Works With Block Clubs To Deliver Groceries To West Side Seniors

The food pantry is using the relationship-driven model of the block club program organized by I AM ABLE to deliver groceries to seniors in need.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago Is Experiencing The Biggest Hunger Crisis In Decades Because Of Coronavirus — And The Recovery Could Take Years

Hundreds of people lined up for a Christmas meal Tuesday in Little Village, one of the neighborhoods hardest hit by coronavirus. Local food pantries are their lifeline: "It's a big help."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Families Can Get Free Food Thursday In Back Of The Yards

The giveaway will begin 2:30 p.m. Thursday and continue until supplies run out at Miguel Community Center, 1936 W. 48th St.

Back of the Yards

Free Food Available Sunday In Bronzeville At Pop-Up With Baseball Star Curtis Granderson

Families can drive up to the site to receive a food and grocery package.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Auburn Gresham Food Drive Offering Free Groceries And Pet Food To Neighbors Tuesday

Pets and their human companions can pick up meals Tuesday morning while supplies last.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Healthy Living Hub Is Centerpiece Of Big Plans For Auburn Gresham: ‘In 5 To 10 Years … You’ll See The Vibrancy’

The hub is one part of a plan that won the $10 million Chicago Prize from the Pritzker Traubert Foundation in early August.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Weekly Food Pantry Launches At Little Village Discount Mall Saturday

The pop-up food pantry will run 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Aug. 29.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Buy Art, Feed Your Neighbor: Prints For Hunger Campaign Raises $20K For Greater Chicago Food Depository

Dozens of Chicago photographers are selling their prints and donating all proceeds to the food depository. Here's how to snag a print of your own.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Get Free Food Boxes Every Tuesday In Auburn Gresham

Families in need can pick up a box of food every Tuesday in the parking lot of the now-closed Save-A-Lot through mid-June.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Bronzeville Food Pantry, On Brink Of Closing, Gets Help From University Of Chicago Volunteers

The food pantry, which serves hundreds of families, nearly had to close right as the need for food assistance is peaking.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Free Food Available At The Quarry In South Shore Friday Morning

The Quarry Event Center will host a pop-up food pantry Fridays for the next six weeks.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Pop-Up Food Pantries Coming To South And West Sides: ‘The Need Is Astronomical’

The organization is teaming up with community groups to open seven pop-ups in neighborhoods hit hard by the coronavirus like Austin, Woodlawn and Roseland.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Dads Struggling During Coronavirus Can Get Groceries, Gas, Diapers And More Through Fatherhood Relief Fund

A group focused on helping young dads sprung into action — and raised $50,000 — when COVID-19 hit their community.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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