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Our People, Committed To Ending Hunger

The Greater Chicago Food Depository staff, leadership and board of directors are guided by a mission to end hunger.

Together We Are Greater

Our People are Our Greatest Asset

Every day, we work to end hunger and its root causes. Every member of our team plays a critical role in our mission. From delivering food to leading volunteers, from engaging our community to connecting our neighbors to resources, from forging partnerships to preparing healthy meals, we are all-in.

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Our mission is to end hunger
Our mission is to end hunger
Our mission is to end hunger

The Food Depository Team

Our team is a committed group of more than 250 full-time staff, AmeriCorps members, and volunteer board members. We come from all over our community, we are proud of our daily impact on hunger, and we take great joy in our work.
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Nourishing Chicago and Cook County Communities

For more than 40 years, the Food Depository has been driven by a mission that puts the needs of our neighbors first. We believe that food is a basic need and work together to advance solutions that end hunger and its root causes.

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We center our work on our neighbors who face hunger.
We work for justice.
We are inclusive.
We are courageous.
Tyler Stratton
Tyler Stratton
Director of Community Asset Building

“The best part of my job is connecting with the community partners.

I've enjoyed getting a deeper understanding of their work and the many different ways people across Cook County are addressing food insecurity in their own communities.”

Tyler Stratton
Director of Community Asset Building

Read Stories About Our Team

See how our staff works to end hunger every day.

Join Us in Our Mission

Every day at the Food Depository is an opportunity to change lives. Working with us means providing your neighbors with food for today and hope for a hunger-free future. Learn more about careers at the Food Depository and the benefits of working with us.