Chicago Food Depository – GradPlan


Chicago Food Depository

Locate a pantry or food program near you with the Find Food Map.

Access to Free Food

Use the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Find Food map to locate free groceries or a hot meal at a food pantry, soup kitchen, shelter, or mobile program in Chicago and Cook County. Filters can help you find a food pantry that is open today or on the day that works best for you to visit. The map can be translated to Spanish, French, Polish, and Chinese.

Help for Babies

You can also find free diapers by clicking the “More” filter, and selecting “Diaper distribution” and then “Done” to find a site near you giving away diapers! If you’re also looking for infant formula, check out this resource».

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