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We believe hunger is solvable. With your support Beyond Hunger was able to distribute more than 1 million pounds of food to our neighbors in need across 13 zip codes.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Contributions to Beyond Hunger are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  Our tax ID number is 27-2018997. 

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Active Community Fundraisers

For more information or ideas on how to create your own fundraiser, check out our toolkit here.

Donate Online

Why Give a Monetary Donation?

Working with our hunger relief partners, the Food Pantry can purchase food at a dramatic discount. For every $1 gift, we are able to provide 3 meals.

Join Hunger Free 365

Why Give Monthly?

Provide support all year, giving your neighbors a foundation to rely on, and become a hunger hero. Join our Hunger Free 365 monthly giving community.

Donate Food

Why Donate Food?

Food Donations account for 48% of the food that is distributed to the monthly 1,400 families who rely on the Food Pantry.

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Double Your Impact

Corporate or Event Sponsorship

Volunteer Matching Gifts

Become a Food Rescue Partner

Garden Donations (Grow-A-Row)

Other Ways to Help


Send A Check

Make check out to:
Beyond Hunger
848 Lake Street, Oak Park
IL 60301


Join our Monthly Giving Program

Increase your impact by making an online donation and selecting 'recurring donation'.  Or, contact Beth to enroll in our ACH Debit Program. 


Continue Your Legacy

Contact Teri to set up planned giving gifts of cash, securities, IRA roll-overs, or other assets.

Shopping at Amazon?

Switch to AmazonSmile to get the items you need while supporting our mission to fight hunger. AmazonSmile has all the same products, prices and service as Amazon. However, when you shop through AmazonSmile, 0.5% of the cost of eligible purchases goes to Beyond Hunger. All you need to do is shop at and select Beyond Hunger formerly Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry as the charitable organization of your choice.

You can find a list of items that the pantry is in need of by visiting our Amazon Wish List here