More than 700 partners across Cook County ensure that nutritious food is available all year to our neighbors in need. Find a food pantry, soup kitchen, shelter or mobile program in your community.
Our 14-week workforce development program trains unemployed adults for productive careers in foodservice. Students receive free training and hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen.
We assist Cook County residents who are eligible for SNAP (The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) and medical benefits. Our team offers application assistance by phone and in the community.
Children need nutritious food to grow up healthy and smart. 1 in 6 children in Cook County is at risk of hunger. Our school and community programs ensure that children have access to food where they learn, live and play.
Every day, the Food Depository’s partner agencies and programs deliver food, dignity and hope for our neighbors.
See the difference that nourishing meals and new opportunities can make. Read new stories about our work on our blog.
Your gifts make an immediate impact on hunger in our community. Financial support lets us distribute nutritious food to areas in need, run programs that address the root causes of hunger and so much more.