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We are committed to providing foods and services that nourish and sustain, through a dignified experience. We prioritize fresh produce and protein, and offer a variety of grocery items.

  • Our walk-in Community Pantry is located in the lower level of First United Church of Oak Park. The entrance can be found in the rear of the building off of the parking lot on Kenilworth.  If you require wheelchair assistance, please ask upon arrival. A volunteer will escort you to our wheelchair entrance. 
  • Our Drive-Thru is also located in the rear parking lot of First United Church of Oak Park, just off Kenilworth.  Please look for the orange flags that mark the appropriate parking lot entrance. If arriving for our Drive-Thru you can choose from a variety of prepacked boxes: Standard, Latin Flavors, Diabetes-Friendly, Vegetarian, or Vegan, and an assortment of boxes that accommodate nut/wheat/or dairy allergies. 

In order to verify who you are, and where you live, every visit we require two (2) things:

  • A photo ID


Check out this quick tour of grocery pick-up at Beyond Hunger.


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For more information, see ‘Requirements’ or ‘FAQ’ below.

Follow @GoBeyondHunger across our social channels for up-to-date information about the Beyond Hunger events or pantry hours. 


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Office and Pantry Hours

Grocery Pick Up

  • 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. We are open to accept donations Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Our administrative offices are open M-F 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

848 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301  (708) 386-1324

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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Social Services

Our Social Services Team helps people apply for public benefits, including SNAP & RTA Ride Free Permits.
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Cooking Classes

Our cooking classes equip participants with the knowledge and skills to prepare healthy meals on a limited budget.
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Social Services


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Additional Programs

External Resources

SNAP Updates

Special Diets

Our Service Area

Beyond Hunger Service Area
Forest Park
Franklin Park, Schiller Park
River Grove
Schiller Park
Oak Park
Oak Park
Oak Park
River Forest
Berwyn, Stickney
Chicago (Austin)
Chicago (Austin/Humboldt Park)
Elmwood Park, Chicago (Galewood)

If you don’t reside in our service area, contact the Greater Chicago Food Depository to find assistance programs in your community.
For immediate help, contact 773-247-FOOD (3663)