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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.

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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.

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