The Food Depository will be closed on Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14, 2018 due to a water main break in our area. Volunteer sessions on Saturday are canceled. Full operations are expected to resume on Monday, including regular shipping and volunteer sessions. Please check back on this site or call us at 773-247-3663 to confirm our building status.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
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 5 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.
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.