Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our philanthropic partners:

Event Sponsors

Rescue Partners

In Kind Product Support

529 Design

Alpine Food Shop


Big Guys Sausage Stand

Bruegger's Bagels

Carolyn and Kevin James

Cermak Produce

Cheney Mansion

Chubby Love Bake Shop

Collaboration for Early Childhood Education

Costco—North Riverside

Dave Wittekind

Dominican University

First United Church of Oak Park

Fruitful Yield—Elmwood Park

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Hephzibah Children’s Association

Hines VA Hospital

Housing Forward

Illinois Hunger Coalition

IWS Children’s Clinic

Jewel-Osco—Oak Park, River Forest

Jimmy John’s—Oak Park

Matt Kosterman Photography

Meijer Simply Give

Montalbano Farms

MyEmma—email marketing

Oak Park and River Forest High School

Oak Park Bakery

Oak Park Farmers’ Market

Parenthesis Family Center

Pete's Fresh Produce - Oak Park

Prairie Bread Kitchen


Red Hen Bakery

Reuter’s Bakery

Rush Oak Park Hospital

Skrine Chops

Sugar Beet Schoolhouse

Three Tarts Bakery

Tom Miller Farm

Trader Joe’s—Oak Park

Ultra Foods—Forest Park

University of Illinois Chicago

West Cook YMCA

Westside Network Partners

Whole Foods Market—River Forest

Wild About Wellness

Corporate Volunteer Support




Blue Cross/Blue Shield


Motorola Solutions

Northern Trust

Prudential Financial


Corporate Matching Gift Support


Argonaut Management Services, Inc.

Bank of America


CB Richard Ellis Inc.

Chicago Tribune

Chubb Federal Insurance Company

CME Group, Inc.


Exelon Dollars for Doers


Gartner Marching Gift Program

Grainger Matching Charitable Gifts Program

Jones Lang LaSalle

JP Morgan Chase

Kirkland & Ellis

Kraft Foods

Leo Burnett

McDonald’s Corporation

McMaster-Carr Supply Co.

Midland National Life Insurance Co.

New York Stock Exchange

Northern Trust




Raymond James

Robert R McCormick Foundation


Spencer Foundation

Strategic Hotel Funding

Travelers Insurance

Wrigley Co


Corporate and Foundation Grant Support

Baird & Warner Good Will Network Fund

CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) Chicago Area (code 16079)

CROP Hunger Walk

Economy Shop

Empty Bowls (Oak Park and River Forest High School)

Entrepreneur Leaders in Philanthropy, a giving group of Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation

Exelon “Energy for the Community” acheivement award

George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities

Greater Chicago Food Depository — GCFD

Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ


Kraft Foods “Feeding Possibilities”

Laughing Acres Family Foundation

Manaaki Foundation

Matt Kosterman Photography

MB Charitable Foundation

Moller Family Foundation

My Emma email marketing

Oak Park Women’s Guild

St. Giles Family Mass

The Arthur Foundation

The Forever Fund

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation including the Future Philanthropist and Legacy grants programs

U.S. Dept. of HUD, CDBG grant from Village of Oak Park

United Way of DuPage/West Cook

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

Vitamin Angels

Whole Foods Market

Congregational Partners

Christ Episcopal Church

Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church

Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

First Baptist Church of Oak Park

First United Church of Oak Park

First United Methodist Church

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Lutheran Church and School

Oak Park Friends Meeting

Oak Park Temple

Parkview Presbyterian Church

Pilgrim Congregational Church

River Forest United Methodist Church

Saint Luke Parish

St. Catherine of Sienna-St. Lucy

St. Christopher Episcopal Church

St. Edmund Parish

St. Giles Catholic Parish

St. Giles Family Mass

Third Unitarian Church

United Lutheran Church

Unity Church of Oak Park

Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Village Church of Oak Park

West Suburban Temple Har Zion

Food Procurement

Communities of Oak Park and River Forest

Generous weekly donations of food from individuals, groups and congregations within the communities of Oak Park and River Forest.

Food Rescue

“Food Rescue” operations with local grocery stores of fresh, but not perfect, produce.

Greater Chicago Food Depository — GCFD

Purchases through Greater Chicago Food Depository — GCFD at an average cost of fifty-five cents per pound.

Illinois Emergency Food Assistance Program

USDA commodities are provided monthly through the Illinois Emergency Food Assistance Program.

Vista 9 Girl Scouts

Larger food drives are organized by Vista 9 Girl Scouts in the Fall, Hockey Checks Hunger in December, and local Postal Workers in the Spring.


First United Church of Oak Park

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is a resident mission of First United Church of Oak Park

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is a member agency of the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Illinois Hunger Coalition

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is a member of the Illinois Hunger Coalition.

OPRF Community of Congregations

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry partners with OPRF Community of Congregations involving faith-based communities in service to end hunger.


Prevail, housed in the First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, enter via parking lot on Kenilworth and proceed to basement. Hours 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Monday through Saturday.