| May 13, 2020
West Side residents can pick up free food on Thursdays starting May 14 at By The Hand Club For Kids, 415 S. Laramie. The pop-up pantry will be available on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through June 18. It’s one of several being held throughout the city.
| June 24, 2016
The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s lunch bus begins Monday and runs through Sept. 2 at several locations throughout the city, including the Austin branch library, 5615 W. Race St.
| July 1, 2015
Free breakfast and lunch are available on the West Side for those 18 and under this month and next.
| August 19, 2014
Applications are being accepted for the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s community kitchen training program.
| July 30, 2012
There are many pantries, soup kitchens and mobile produce marts for those in need of food on the West Side.
| August 4, 2010
Austin residents who live in the 60644 and 60651 zip codes can pick up food every Saturday at Hope Community Church. A mobile food truck visits the second Thursday of the month.