Our mission is to eliminate hunger in our community by:
- Providing food to fill the basic need of hungry people
- Increasing our clients’ independence through self-help initiatives and other innovative programs
- Raising awareness of hunger and poverty while working towards solutions to eliminate them.
Our Vision for The Future
Food for today, Hope for tomorrow!
akeview Pantry is one of Chicago’s largest food pantries. Our mission is to eliminate hunger and poverty in our community by: providing food to fill the basic need of hungry people; increasing the independence of our clients through self-help initiatives and other innovative programs; and raising awareness of hunger and poverty and working towards solutions to eliminate them.
Opened in 1970, Lakeview Pantry is one of the longest-lived food pantries in Chicago. It originated from the efforts of a few dedicated neighbors who wanted to help people in their community who were struggling to secure the food they needed.
We provide on-site food distribution, deliver food to home-bound clients, distribute free clothing, and have a case management program that helps clients connect with other services they need to address the causes of food insecurity.