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- Need additional help? Please call the Food Depository at 773-247-3663.
- Our network is here to help anyone in need of food. Learn more about visiting a food program.
- For services outside of Cook County, please visit Feeding America’s directory of food banks.
Need free diapers?
Click the “More” filter, select “Diaper distribution” and then “Done” to find a site near you giving away free diapers!
Need SNAP and Medicaid benefits?
We can help you apply for SNAP (food stamps) or Medicaid benefits.
How to find a free food pantry near me
The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s find food map can help you find a food pantry or food program near you. Search the map to find free food or a hot meal at a food pantry, soup kitchen, shelter, mobile program or food program in Chicago and Cook County. Use the map filters to find a food pantry that is open today or on the day that works best for you to visit.
The Food Depository is Chicago’s food bank. We provide food for people facing hunger and food insecurity. Visit a food distribution today to receive healthy food and groceries for yourself and your family.