May 2017

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Pantry Hours & Information

1st Wednesday: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

2nd, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am to Noon

Guests to OPRF Food Pantry may receive food ONCE per calendar month. 

You must present a photo ID and proof of address in one of the following zip codes: 60130 - 60131 - 60141 -  60171 - 60176 - 60301 - 60302 - 60304 - 60305 - 60402 - 60644 - 60651 - 60707


SUMMER MEAL SITES ANNOUNCED!

Free meals will be available for kids and teens, 18 and younger without proof of income or application at the following sites:

June 12 to Aug. 18

Light of Liberty Church

LUNCH 11:30am to 1:30pm

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July 10 to Aug. 18

New Life Ministries

BREAKFAST 9am to 10am

LUNCH noon to 1pm

MORE INFO


NUTRITION EDUCATION

May's nutrition theme is Heart Heath. Discussions and demos will focused at preventing heart disease.

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NEED HELP CONNECTING TO BENEFITS?

The Pantry's on-site Benefits Coordinator, Pleshette (that's her in the picture) is here to help! She can pre-screen you for eligibility, help walk you through the application, and assist with follow-up. 

To schedule an appointment, call Pleshette directly at (708)386-1324 ext. 1106.


BYOB! (Bring Your Own Bags)

Bring reusable bags to distribution.  Not only will you receive bonus items for doing so, but reusable bags tend to hold up better than plastic ones. 


WE'VE GOT DIAPERS!

Diapers are available at distribution in a variety of sizes.  We also have adult incontinence supplies available. Ask a staff member for more information. 


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Access from AT&T | low-cost home internet to qualifying families

Greater Chicago Food Depository | 773.247.3663

Housing Forward/Prevail | 708.386.1946

Museums for All | free/reduced price museum access with EBT card

Rise & Shine IL | Listing of free summer meal sites

Museum Adventure Pass | Check out museum passes with your public library card