Volunteer with the Greater Chicago Food Depository

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Starts: 03-25-2022


The Greater Chicago Food Depository is the food bank for Cook County, with 750 partner agencies that include places like food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters that help provide food for food insecure individuals. The Food Depository regularly needs volunteers to help in a variety of ways. Some of these ways include volunteering to repack produce, distribute produce, or to be a volunteer driver.

Take a look at upcoming available shifts on the Greater Chicago Food Depository volunteer calendar

3 hours per session

This opportunity is open to volunteers who use a wheelchair or other mobility device, are visually or hearing impaired, or are unable to sit or stand for extended periods of time. If you have questions regarding accessibility or requests for accommodation, please reach out to Hannah Roucher, the primary contact   

After you click, “Sign Up Today!” (above) you will receive an automated email to confirm that you've signed up through Connect. Hannah will follow up with additional information about this opportunity in the next few days. If you do not receive an email from Hannah, please let us know: connect@rotary.org

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is Chicago’s food bank. We believe a healthy community starts with food. The Food Depository is part of a united community effort working to bring food, dignity and hope to our Cook County neighbors. We act as the hub for a network of more than 700 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other programs. These programs provide food where it’s most needed. If you are interested in learning more about different volunteer opportunities, please email us at volunteerservices@gcfd.org

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Volunteers Needed:

10 (8 open slots)

Experience Required:

None, but I’m excited to start


Hannah Roucher

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