Beyond Hunger Food Pantry’s food distribution channels are not able to provide enough canned goods and our pantry shelves are near empty. We need your help to keep providing the variety of nutritious food that our neighbors need to put dinner on their tables.
Beyond Hunger is in need of the following canned goods:
Canned Meat Meals-such as ravioli
Canned Meat-such as tuna
Our donation drop off hours are:
Monday 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 10am to 4pm
Thursday 10am to 4pm
Friday 10am to 4pm
*Please do not drop off donations on Wednesdays as we reserve this day to serve clients.
Beyond Hunger is located in the basement of First United Church of Oak Park at 848 Lake Street in Oak Park.
When arriving to donate canned goods please come to the rear entrance in the parking lot off of Kenilworth and look for our drop off window.
Visit GoBeyondHunger.org for more information.
During these tough economic and divisive times. The North Avenue Business Association wants to remind and reaffirm the North Avenue community that it’s 20 year long mission to represent and support the businesses and residents interests in the North Avenue Business District is stronger than ever.
The North Avenue Business Association also strongly denounces any business, organization or individual that discriminates on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
NABA will continue to work hard to equally help those in both Chicago and Oak Park succeed in their endeavors.
If you know of any cases of discrimination or bias listed above, please contact NABA President Lee Owens by calling 773-610-3800 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The North Avenue Business Association is also here to help with any businesses or organizations that have suffered due to the Covid-19 Pandemic or the George Floyd Protests. NABA Mission Statement
Applications are open until Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11:59 a.m.
The Cook County Community Recovery Fund offers one-time, zero-interest loans of up to $20,000 for small businesses and up to $10,000 for independent contractors in suburban Cook County.
Cook County Recovery Fund Applications
Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb has joined his peers from across the nation who have taken the Obama Foundation Pledge to address police violence and systemic racism by evaluating local police use-of-force policies. An internal review of all Oak Park Police operational procedures and policies had been underway since LaDon Reynolds was named chief last year, but the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and widespread protests that followed have added a new sense of urgency to the effort, officials said.
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Verizon and LISC are accepting applications for round two of the Small Business Relief Grant. The program offers grants of up to $10,000 with priority given to minority-, women-, and veteran-owned small businesses. Non-profit’s are ineligible.
CAA The Hearing Place 6905 West North Avenue in Oak Park 708-445-7171. Will be OPEN for emergency appointments only, but closed to foot traffic. In addition, CAA Owner Cyndy Chow says The Hearing Place will provide free curb-side hearing aid clean and check appointments to children, healthcare workers, police, firefighters and EMT’s through April 10th. For more information Call Cyndy Chow at CAA The Hearing Place at 708-445-7171.
Beyond Hunger (Formerly Oak Park Food Pantry) and the Chicago Public Schools continue to feed those in need during the Covid-19 Outbreak. Beyond Hunger has expanded it’s services by delivering to seniors who can not come to its. For more information call Beyond Hunger at 708-386-1324.
Chicago Public Schools is offering meals between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at all CPS district schools, as well as select charter schools. For information on this and school day care click link below. Official Chicago Public Schools Link