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Local Agencies

Our local agencies provide a variety of services in our surrounding communities. Food Pantries; Housing and Homeless Services and Soup Kitchens

               In 2022 we distributed 25% of the funds raised to local agencies

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Beyond Hunger

Helping 400 families a month in the Oak Park, IL area They can get each month a 70+ pound supply of nutrient-dense, protein-rich food including bread, meat, eggs, fresh produce, and quality canned and boxed foods.

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First Baptist

The pantry serves approximately 150 residents per month in  Melrose Park, Bellwood, Maywood and Elmwood Park.

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Housing Forward

Our mission is to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability. We offer a full range of programs and services. The critical work of ending homelessness requires partnerships, interdisciplinary services, community and stakeholder engagement, and cross-sector initiatives that result in collective impact. 

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Proviso Food Pantry

CROP funds help with the purchase and pick-up of food and other supplies for registered families coming from the entire Proviso township. (Over 100 per week)

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Vision of Restoration Food Pantry

Uses the CROP funds for the purchase and distribution of food on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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Learning Edge

Learning Edge (formerly Cluster Tutoring) is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides free one-to-one tutoring to more than 100 students in grades K through 12 who primarily come from the Austin neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side.  The program was founded in 1990. 

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Forest Park Food Pantry

This pantry is supported 100% by free-will donations and the CROP Walk. It supplies food monthly to low income Forest Park residents, as well as special holiday food baskets.

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Pine Ave Food Pantry

Serves an area in Austin where no other food pantry is available. Working with an all-volunteer staff of 10, they are open on Tuesday mornings. They supply food for 25-35 households each week

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St. Martin de Porres Food Pantry

CROP funds help with the purchase of foods. Hours of service: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursdays

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