Austin residents can get free produce, dried goods and meat from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 27 at the corner of Leamington and Kinzie. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. The event is being organized by Austin Coming Together and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfield Ave., is launching an outdoor pop-up pantry on Saturdays from 10 a.m. till noon, starting this Saturday, July 11. The pantry will distribute non-perishables, such as canned goods and possibly fresh produce. There will also be household items available, including cleaning supplies, toilet paper, diapers, hand sanitizer and face masks.
Light of Liberty Church, at 2 Washington Blvd. in Oak Park, will serve free lunch through Aug. 18, while New Life Ministries, 634 N. Austin Blvd., will provide both breakfast and lunch from July 10 through Aug. 18.