The Illinois Hunger Coalition (IHC) seeks to alleviate and end hunger and the underlying causes through community organizing, advocating for progressive public policies,and public education. IHC operates Illinois’ Hunger Hotline (1-800-359-2163), where people from around the state call for SNAP application assistance, case management, and food pantry referrals. Additionally, IHC works with the Illinois Department… Continue reading Illinois Hunger Coalition
Illinois Commission to End Hunger
The Commission to End Hunger was created by legislation in 2010 to guarantee collaboration among government entities and community partners in order to ensure that no man, woman, or child in Illinois should ever be faced with hunger. The Commission was appointed by Governor Quinn in March of 2011 and released its first plan in… Continue reading Illinois Commission to End Hunger
Northwest Food Partners Network
Created to serve the food security needs of the Northwest side of Chicago, The Northwest Food Partners Network (NFPN) is an alliance of organizations dedicated to building food security in our communities. We consist mostly of emergency food providers that work collaboratively to share resources, coordinate food distribution, and provide comprehensive food programming that empowers… Continue reading Northwest Food Partners Network
Beyond Hunger (formerly Oak Park River Forest Pantry) is working to create a hunger-free community in our core communities.