01.

VOLUNTEER

Your time is a valuable gift that keeps our pantry thriving. Groups, kids and families welcome.

02.

DONATE

Every $1 we receive provides four meals. Consider hosting or sponsoring an event.

03.

GET HELP

We supply free hot meals, produce and groceries. Common Community provides social service assistance.

01.

VOLUNTEER

Your time is a valuable gift that keeps our pantry thriving. Groups, kids and families welcome.

02.

DONATE

Every $1 we receive provides four meals. Consider hosting or sponsoring an event.

03.

GET HELP

We supply free hot meals, produce and groceries. Common Community provides social service assistance.

2021 AT A GLANCE

426195

LBS. FOOD DONATED

602

AVERAGE HOUSEHOLDS SERVED PER MONTH

7546

VOLUNTEER HOURS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Back to School Backpack Drive

Common Pantry is collecting new, gender-neutral backpacks in all sizes to help our clients’ get ready for back to school.

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Save the Date for I AM YOUR NEIGHBOR 2022

IAYN 2022 Celebrate what we all have in COMMON.

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Support Common Pantry this Summer!

Summertime fun, street festivals, and support Common Pantry by volunteering!

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“I Am Your Neighbor” Meals – Neighbors helping neighbors

Common Pantry and North Side Chambers of Commerce partner with neighborhood restaurants to create a win-win program for the food insecure.

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OUR VOLUNTEERS SAY

CLIENT STORIES

For Chicago resident Dionne, things were looking pretty bleak a few months ago. A change in her living situation left her without a home, and led her to stay in a shelter. Without steady employment, Dionne wasn’t sure what her future held.

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(Every $1 we receive can provide four meals)

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(Could feed a family of four for a week)

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(Cost to sponsor a Wednesday lunch)

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(Could feed a family of four for a month)

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(Could help a client pay for public transit and clothing through our Client Emergency Assistance Fund)

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