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Additional Ways to Support Our Mission to End Hunger

Attend an event, buy Food Depository merch and support our mission when you shop and dine.

Cause Marketing Partnerships

End Hunger By Supporting Local Businesses

Local, community-minded businesses support our neighbors throughout Cook County with cause marketing partnerships. When you shop with our partners, your purchase will support our mission to end hunger and its root causes.

We welcome partnerships with established businesses that are aligned with the Food Depository’s values.

Contact us to become a cause marketing partner


Online Chicago-based jewelry boutique by designer Jessica Strang donates $1 per order to the Food Depository.

Connect Roasters

For each pound of Ethiopian Guji or Congo Umoji coffees sold, Connect Roasters donates three meals to our mission.


Corporate Gino’s East locations donate a portion of the proceeds from the sales of their cookies to the Food Depository. You can also donate to us at check out – both online and in-store.


For every in-store or online purchase of coffee beans in our branded bag, $1 will be donated to the Food Depository.

Ice cream

Throughout 2023, monthly ice cream social fundraisers at Jeni’s locations across Chicagoland will donate 25% of sales from that location. Keep an eye on our event calendar for details.

Baby food
Baby food
Little Rituals

Every Little Rituals kids’ vitamins and herbal teas order helps the Food Depository provide 3 meals to people in need.

Cup of tea

For every two boxes of NOW Foods’ Give-A-Tea line sold, the company will donate one box to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, through February 2023.

Basket of food

While using the app to rescue surplus meals from local businesses, Chicago users can donate to the Food Depository directly through the homepage.


With every 9” hand turned wooden bowl purchase, $10 will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Chef hat and spatula

YouCopia is donating three meals to the Food Depository for every neat kitchen gift and product purchased on

Local Events Making An Impact for Our Chicago and Cook County Neighbors

View our event calendar


Shop Our Store

Apparel and Accessories That Give Back

Shop the Food Depository merch store to support our mission with fun apparel and accessories for friends, family, kids – and even pets. Find unique designs, including items from local Chicago artists, to wear at your next volunteer day or to help spread the word about food insecurity.

Net proceeds support our mission of ending hunger in our community.



Take Action

Become a Social Ambassador

Help us spread the word online about our mission to end hunger in Chicago and Cook County. By sharing about the impact of hunger online, you can expand our reach and encourage your network to take action against food insecurity.

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We’ll send you the latest updates on hunger, giving back opportunities and news about our programs so you can make a bigger impact.

Take Action and Get Involved at the Food Depository Today

Donate your voice and your time — and drive change through action.

Giving back to your community comes in many forms. Help us build awareness, feed a neighbor and advocate for policies that help address the underlying causes of hunger.


You Can Give Back To Help End To Hunger

Your support helps nourish our neighbors in need.

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