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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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Greater Chicago Food Depository: Together We Are Greater
Together We Are Greater
Together We Are Greater
Marilyn Vazquez
Marilyn Vazquez
cross-cultural marketing manager

“Everyone here plays a role in helping to get food on people’s tables.

Todos ponemos nuestro granito de arena – we all contribute our little grain of sand.”

Marilyn Vazquez
cross-cultural marketing manager
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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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Since 1979

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.
Bianca Murphy
Bianca Murphy
registered dietitian nutritionist

“We are here to make sure people are fed, happy and healthy. Food insecurity is not just about having enough food but having healthy food.

I have a job that I am passionate about, and it never really feels like work. The work we do is lasting and sustainable. ”

Bianca Murphy
registered dietitian nutritionist

Read Stories About Our Team

See how our staff works to end hunger every day.

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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.