Food Resources

Important information on where to find or donate food.


  •  mRelief is working to support SNAP and food assistance programs by making information and updates about the SNAP program more available to the public, including SNAP eligibility for residents.
  • Residents can find out if they are eligible for SNAP by filling out this questionnaire.

Chicago Public Schools – Free Breakfast & Lunch

  • Open for pickup 9:00am to 1:00pm, Monday through Friday, at all CPS district schools.
  • CPS will provide one free food bag containing 3 days worth of breakfast and lunch meals for each child in the household.
  • For assistance, please call the CPS Command Center at 773-553-KIDS (5437) or email

Greater Chicago Food Depository – Food Pantries

  • Call prior to going to the pantry to ensure they are open.

Northwest Food Partners Network – Food Resources Guide

  • A listing of food pantries, hot meal programs, and produce mobiles in Northwest Chicago.

Eating Healthy Toolkit

  • Action for healthy kids.

CATCH Health at Home

  • CATCH Nutrition Education

Forty Acres Fresh Market

  • Local fresh food delivery business.
  • Those who wish can donate a fresh basket to a family in need.

Illinois Department of Human Services

  • SNAP Applications

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services

  • At Marillac St. Vincent we recognize the food insecurity that exists in the communities we serve. In response to this need, we offer a Client Choice food pantry at each location. The Client Choice model empowers adults and families to select the food that best meets their needs.