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Beyond Hunger team preparing food packages
Witnessing the impact of our Food Pantry, Social Services, Home Delivery, and Nutrition Education programs, we can see we've made strides in ensuring the health of our community.
Our AmeriCorps members are making a tremendous difference in the lives of others—committing an entire year in service to making sure everyone has the food they need. We are proud to have each of these...
In the unforgiving year just past, we might all have lost our path if not for the helpers and the heroes. Across 2020, Wednesday Journal sought out and told the stories of so many people doing good...
There is still plenty of time before summer ends. And plenty you can do to help end hunger today.Advocate for more school meals.Since the beginning of the pandemic, schools have been serving countless...
This year we are celebrating a milestone: our 40th anniversary! With 40 years in the rearview, we're excited to take the next steps towards a Hunger Free Community. Join us in looking back at this...
Thank you for your interest in what we've been up to! In this issue, you'll find stories of how Home Delivery has helped transform the lives of seniors and disabled adults, helping them reach food...
Our Fall 2017 newsletter includes stories on the incredible time and energy that goes into twice-weekly food distribution, a special-needs group that tackles pounds of fruit every week, and one family...
Impacting Clients Today & Community Health Long-TermThere are many ways in which Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is special: its welcoming and respectful atmosphere, terrific volunteers, and...
Eddie had no idea a routine visit to a Pantry distribution one day last year would lead to him becoming a better cook. A chat with dietitian, Maria Delis, piqued his interest, and before he knew it...
Zahava Roth can often be found helping with Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry’s nutrition program. Her passion for nutrition and helping others is overwhelmingly apparent. An online student at the...
You can do it if you put your mind to it. Teachers at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School are used to helping students apply this maxim to school work. Fortunately for the community, they’ve also been...
There are many ways in which Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is special; its welcoming and respectful atmosphere, terrific volunteers, and abundance of nourishing food choices usually top the list...