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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

Food Resources on The NFPN Blog

We regularly post food resources on The NFPN Blog, which you can visit by clicking here. Below are food-related resources from our blog.

Struggle Meals by Frankie Celenza: How to Make Vegetable Stir Fry With Peanut Sauce

Happy New Year! Year 2021 is here and we’re still living in a COVID world. Some individuals may be looking for ways to start the New Year off by eating better, and better often starts with eating . . . MORE VEGETABLES! Frankie Celenza is the star of the cooking show titled, “Struggle Meals.” It’s … Continue reading “Struggle Meals by Frankie Celenza: How to Make Vegetable Stir Fry With Peanut Sauce”

ILLINOIS EVICTION MORATORIUM

Governor J.B. Pritzker’s administration extended a version of the statewide ban on residential evictions until January 9, 2021.  Here are a few immediate takeaways: Landlords must give tenants an opportunity to demonstrate that they meet this four-part test. Specifically, landlords must provide a Declaration form to the resident or tenant at least five days prior … Continue reading “ILLINOIS EVICTION MORATORIUM”

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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.