Here is a list of local food pantries:
Palos United Methodist Church Food Pantry
12101 S. Harlem Ave.,
Palos Heights, IL (708) 448- 0798
Service boundaries are: 79th St. to the north,
135th St. to the south, Cicero Ave. to the east,
and LaGrange Rd. to the west.
Open every Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.
You need to always have a picture ID with you when you visit the pantry. Clients are able to come twice a month as long as they continue to live within our boundaries. We are a client choice pantry – you get to choose what you would like.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
13939 Claire Blvd, Robbins, IL 60472
CONTACT: Melina Land
HOURS: Every 1st Thursday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
SERVICE AREA: Cook County
St. Blase-Catholic Charities
7438 W 61st Pl, Summit, IL 60501
CONTACT: Sr Animaria Sfentec
HOURS: Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SERVICE AREA: Cook County
Tinley Park Food Pantry
6875 173rd Pl, Tinley Park, IL 60477
CONTACT: Chuck O’Kresik
HOURS: Wednesday: 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
SERVICE AREA: Tinley Park and Orland Hills
Together We Cope
17010 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 633-5040 x7215
CONTACT: George Rumbaugh
HOURS: Mon, Tues, Wed, and Fri: 9am – 3pm; Thur: 2pm – 7pm
SERVICE AREA: Townships: Bremen, Orland, Palos and Worth or S: 183rd – N: 87th and E: Western Ave – W: Will Cook Rd
VKMI Hattie B. Williams Food Pantry
5217 149th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 331-3511 – CONTACT: Annie R. Hill
HOURS: – Every Friday 9:15 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.
SERVICE AREA: South Suburbs
Faith Ev. Lutheran Church
9701 S Melvina Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Food is given only to residents of Worth Township who are able to prove their residency. Food is distributed on the first and third Saturdays of every month, from 9 to 10:30 AM
Pilgrim Faith United Church
9411 S 51st Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 6045
Proof of address by Photo ID is requested along with a piece of mail that shows your current address.
The Pantry provides emergency food for families and individuals in:
Oak Lawn / Hometown / Worth / Burbank
Chicago Ridge / Alsip
Pantry Hours 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Fridays
Families may receive assistance once a month.
12 times in a 12-month period.
Where do I go to get food?
9411 S. 51st Avenue, Oak Lawn.
Enter through the courtyard on 51st Avenue
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
4660 W. 94th St., Oak Lawn, IL 60453
1st & 3rd Wednesday 2:00-4:00 pm
Available once per month.
The Church of the Living God
9841 S 55th Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
(773) 443-1521 – CONTACT: Joseph A. Nyarko
HOURS: Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SERVICE AREA: Zip Codes: 60453, 60655, 60805, 60459, 60455, 60415
Elsie’s Pantry Savior Divine Lutheran Church
10040 S 88th Ave, Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 598-4435 – CONTACT: Beth Heinrich
HOURS: Thursdays 2pm-4pm