Greater Chicago Food Depository

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Chicago, IL 60632
Tax ID36-2971864

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About this organization






The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, believes a healthy community starts with food. We are at the center of a network of more than 700 partner organizations and programs – food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, mobile distributions and other partners – working to bring food, dignity and hope to our neighbors across Chicago and Cook County. The Food Depository addresses the root causes of hunger with job training, advocacy and other innovative solutions.


The Greater Chicago Food Depository provides emergency food assistance in Cook County, Illinois by distributing food through a network of more than 700 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and programs. The food distributed is donated, purchased or received from federal programs.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

According to the filing documents, the non-profit's mission is defined as “The greater chicago food depository is the nonprofit food bank serving cook county. our mission is to provide food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.”.

When referring to its tasks, they were referred to as: “Provide food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.”.

  • The non-profit's state of operation has been legally reported as IL.
  • According to the latest filing, the non-profit's address in 2020 is 4100 W ANN LURIE PLACE, CHICAGO, IL, 60632.
  • The total number of employees reported by the non-profit on their form for 2020 is 294.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $13,796,331.
  • The organization has 26 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1978.
  • The organization pays $15,273,256 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $4,727,289 in fundraising expenses.

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