Community Kitchen: To-Go Hot Meals

When: Every Tuesday. 5:30-7:30pm

Where: All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 4550 N. Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL

The RCS Community Kitchen prepares a hot-to go meal that is available for pickup along with groceries every Tuesday between 5:30-7:30pm from our entrance at 4550 N Hermitage. The RCS Dining Hall (entrance at 1757 W. Wilson Ave.) is open between 6-7pm for neighbors who are looking for a place to sit and eat.

Food Pantry

When: Every Tuesday, between 5:30 and 7:30pm.

Where: All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 4550 N. Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL

Groceries including fresh produce, meat, bread, canned goods, and milk are available every Tuesday from 5:30-7:30pm at 4550 N Hermitage Ave.

Ready-to-eat items are also available for those without access to kitchen facilities.

Weekend Pantry

When: Once a month on the second Saturday. Open while supplies last starting at 9:00am.

Where: In front of Ravenswood Elementary School at the corner of Montrose and Paulina in Chicago.

The weekend Mobile Pantry offers a selection of fresh fruits and vegetables and non-perishable food items in a farmer’s market-style atmosphere at no charge to families in need of food assistance. Participants need not have a student enrolled at Ravenswood School.

This program is made possible through two partnerships: one with Ravenswood School who provides the space and one with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, who provides the produce-heavy truckload of food that is distributed each month.

After School Pantries

When: Thursdays at school dismissal time

Where: Goudy, McCutcheon, and Brenneman Elementary

RCS offers a variety of grocery items in front of each school at dismissal time. Goudy and McCutcheon Elementary are on the first and third Thursday of the month. Brenneman Elementary is on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. Participants need not have a student enrolled at a CPS school.

See this program in action.

Other Hunger Relief Agencies

To find other hunger relief agencies in your area use the Find Food Map on the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s website or call (773) 247-3663. 

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