Need food?


Attention: We’ve created an NFPN Food Resources page specifically for COVID-19!

Check out our COVID-19 Food Resources page by clicking below.

We also have printable Food Resources Brochures listing food pantries and hot meal sites open during COVID-19.

Click below to view and download the brochures.


The Northwest Food Partners Network keeps an updated record of all food pantries, free hot meal sites, and produce mobile locations in our service area.

Last revised November 22nd, 2019

Food Distribution Map

Find your nearest food pantry, hot meal program, mobile produce, or LINK matching market*

*We are still updating our database of LINK matching markets


Food Distribution Calendar

Find out when food pantries, hot meal programs, mobile produce, and LINK matching markets are open

Green = Food Pantries

Red = Hot Meals

Blue = Mobile Produce

Food Distribution Brochures

Food Distribution Database

View our database of food resources and suggest changes

Greater Chicago Food Depository “Find Food”

Find a nearby GCFD-registered food resource here: https://www.chicagosfoodbank.org/find-food/

Chicago Help Initiative COVID-19 Meal Resource Guide

The Chicago Help Initiative has created a Meal Resource Guide to help community members find food during the COVID-19 crisis. The Meal Resource Guide includes some food pantries and hot meal programs on Chicago’s West Side, North Side, South Side, and Downtown.

Illinois Hunger Hotline

The Illinois Hunger Coalition’s Hunger Hotline provides free, confidential help with finding food.

1-800-359-2163

  • A Free Service
  • Se Habla Español
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9AM to 5PM

The Hunger Hotline can assist you with…

  • Applying for SNAP
  • Applying for health coverage
  • Finding out if you qualify for other food programs, like WIC
  • Finding an emergency food pantry or soup kitchen near you
  • And more.