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Chicago-Area Food Pantries Dealing With Rising Need, Higher Prices

Common Pantry has also had to increase their food purchases by about 36%. O’Conor says they are still getting monetary donations, but their rescue program through local grocery stores has seen a dip.

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Construction has begun at our new home on Lincoln Ave!

We have begun construction on the pantry’s new home on Lincoln Avenue! This officially kicks off the next steps of providing our guests with a welcoming, fully accessible, light-filled space.

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VIDEO: Pandemic Continues to Impact Food Insecurity

Several months into the global COVID-19 pandemic, Chicago’s oldest continually operating food pantry continues to serve an influx of people experiencing food insecurity.

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