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We are open.

We know, this Spring,  the needs of our community will continue.

During the COVID-19 outbreak Beyond Hunger will remain open to serve our community. We are committed to remaining strong and continuing to meet people’s most basic needs while safeguarding health during this time of increased need. We know those we serve will be hit hardest as our economy continues to recover. We expect that some neighbors may need to visit our food pantry for the first time. 

We want our community to know: We are here for those who are hungry.

Learn more

Please know that the safety of our clients, volunteers and staff is of primary concern. We are following the CDC recommendations for community organizations, taking extra precautions to reduce the spread of coronavirus, and making modifications to our programs where needed. All visitors to Beyond Hunger, even drive-thru or pick up, are required to wear a mask. Read our plan in more detail.

Office and Pantry Hours

Food Distribution Hours

  • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Office & Donation Hours

Beyond Hunger's Main Office and Food Pantry are located in the lower level of First United Church of Oak Park
848 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301

The church is on the NE corner of Lake and Kenilworth Streets, enter the parking lot on Kenilworth and go to the lower level.

News

Darlene Volunteer Spotlight - with Ricardo
Read our 2021 Fall News spotlighting volunteer Darlene Smith and featuring the return of free blood pressure screenings. Learn more about Photos for Food and the 2021 Community Health Equity Partner...
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Beyond Hunger, Housing Forward to receive fed Rescue Plan funds Amounts not to exceed $85,000 and $500,000, respectively by Stacey Sheridan September 7, 2021 David Bradley, Beyond Hunger’s...
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Purchase a delicious Oberweis treat at our local Oak Park store on 9/25 and mention the Beyond Hunger fundraiser. They donate 20% back for all funds raised by our supporters. RSVP through their...
September Volunteer of the Month
Robert has been a tremendous help with our Food Distribution’s this past month. He is on time, easy to work with and does a great job. He participates in the process from making the boxes for...
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Lou Malnati's Oak Park is hosting a Giveback event on Wednesday, September 29th (11 AM - 10 PM). We will receive 20% of the total sales raised by our supporters. So dine-in, carryout, or order...
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Beyond Hunger is harnessing the power of communities to end hunger. An award-winning direct service agency (formerly Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry), we serve residents of 13 zip codes on the West...