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ways to give
There are many ways to support Beyond Hunger this holiday season and throughout the year. 1. Become a monthly donor. Provide support all year, giving your neighbors a foundation to rely on, and become...
Jean St. Mary
Jeanne St Mary started volunteering just this past May. In the past few months she's covered shifts in all aspects of our pantry operations including food distribution, sort and bag, distribution...
Cara Pavlicek and family.
Over the years Cara Pavlicek has been an immense supporter of Beyond Hunger. Last year, Cara and Wayne helped their daughter Mary with the Farmer’s Market rescue—they signed up for nearly every...
AmeriCorps Member Job Description Job Summary: Food insecurity negatively impacts all individuals. For seniors and adults with disabilities, these effects can be compounded given the unique health...
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...
David loading box into trunk
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...
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...
Beyond Hunger Social Services Coordinator sitting with person at the desk
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...
Plate on Red Tablecloth with fork and knife
Last week something phenomenal happened: President Biden announced a 25% increase in SNAP benefits – the largest permanent increase in the program’s history. The announcement comes just before...
play
There are lots of ways to play and help spread awareness this month! Join us for a trivia night on September 8th at One Lake Brewing. Grab a squad (up to 6 players) and come ready to play! It's free...
Andrea DiPasquale
Andrea has been a volunteer since September 2018. She has always been the sunshine in many of our days! Andrea is open to fitting in wherever there is a need and taking on new challenges. She is...
Far too often people are unaware that hunger is an issue in their community. This is why awareness is an important aspect of Hunger Action Month. This month, take the time to llearn more about hunger...