Need Help?

Care for Real welcomes every Chicago resident in need of food assistance.

  • Clients are welcome to visit one pantry location once a week.
  • Food pantry clients can also make an appointment to visit the clothing closet, receive pet food and supplies once a month, and receive referrals for additional services.
  • Please bring a photo ID for your first visit. Care for Real also recommends bringing a personal grocery cart if one is available to transport your groceries.

 

Edgewater Food Pantry

5339 N Sheridan Chicago, IL 60640
Walk-up on Mondays from 4-7pm, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am-12pm, and Saturdays from 9am-1pm.

Rogers Park Food Pantry

1545 W Morse Chicago, IL 60626
Walk-up on Tuesdays from 12-2pm

6921 N Ashland Chicago, IL 60626
Drive-thru on Thursdays from 4-6pm

Additional Services

  • Personal Care Items
    Care for Real offers personal care items including toiletries, menstrual products, diapers, and household goods when available. Clients can receive personal care items once a month at either pantry location.
  • Clothing Closet
    5339 N Sheridan Chicago, IL 60640
    Free clothing for children and families by appointment. Appointments are made when picking up during food pantry distribution.
  • Pet Pantry
    5339 N Sheridan Chicago, IL 60640
    Pet food and select supplies for cats and dogs available for food pantry clients during food pantry distribution in Edgewater. Clients can receive pet food during distribution once each month.
  • Support Services
    5339 N Sheridan Chicago, IL 60640
    Referral services for clients needing assistance are available by request.