COVID-19: We Are Open

Ravenswood food pantry sees uptick in visitors amid COVID-19 pandemic

Food Pantry:

To-go bags of groceries containing fresh produce, meat, bread, canned goods, and milk are available every Tuesday from 5:30-7:30pm from the doors at 1757 W. Wilson Ave. 

Community Meal:

To-go individual hot meals are available starting at 5:30pm and are available as supplies last from the doors at 1757 W. Wilson Ave.

Both the groceries and meals are available to anyone. There are no restrictions. We are practicing social distancing measures, and we ask that you wear a face mask when picking up groceries and/or meals. 

Food Pantry and Outreach Services

The RCS Food Pantry hosts an average of 250 pantry visits and enjoys the volunteer efforts of an average of 40 volunteers each week. Get food and services at one of our regular events:

Community Kitchen

When: Tuesdays, 5:30 -7:30pm. Doors open at 5:30pm; Dinner served at 6:30pm

Where: Entrance at 1757 W. Wilson Ave.

Food Pantry

When: Tuesdays, 5:30 -7:30pm. Doors open at 5:00pm

Where: Entrance at 4550 N. Hermitage Ave.

Weekend Pantry

When: Once a month on the second Saturday. Distribution begins around 9:30am, while supplies last.

Where: Ravenswood School front lawn, corner of Montrose and Paulina

Clinic & Outreach

When: Tuesdays, 5:30 -7:30pm. Doors open at 5:00pm

Where: Entrance at 4550 N. Hermitage Ave.

Learn more about our food pantry and social services.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Ways to Help

For all who enter its doors, whether for a meal, for camaraderie, or for a bag of groceries, RCS is there, offering the basics of food, supplies, and community connections. Won’t you join us?

Neighbors helping neighbors

5,500

Dinners Served per Year

17,000

Food Pantry visits in 2019

10,200

Loaves of Bread distributed per Year

191,000

Pounds of Groceries distributed each Year

Since our start in 1993, we’ve grown from serving 2 neighbors to over 300.

Learn more about our mission and people.

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The Ravenswood Community Services Food Pantry hosts an average of 250 pantry visits and enjoys the volunteer efforts of an average of 40 volunteers each week. Learn more about how you can help!