Complete 2018-2019 Financial Book (PDF)

2018 – 2019 OVERVIEW

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is a not- for-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501(c)(3)) food bank serving Chicago and Cook County. As Cook County’s leading hunger-relief organization, the Food Depository is part of a united community effort working to bring food, dignity and hope to our neighbors.

The Food Depository is a charter member of Feeding America, a national network of food banks and food-rescue organizations. The Food Depository solicits, obtains, and distributes donated and purchased foods to member agencies including soup kitchens, pantries and shelters and to other feeding organizations. These agencies provide food to those at risk of hunger. The Food Depository’s fiscal year ends June 30.

Where Our Funding Comes From

2018 / 2019 Funding
Individual Donors: 49%
Corporations and Foundations: 17%
Government Grants and Fees: 16%
Investment Income: 5%
Agencies: 6%
Special Events: 7%

How Funds are Used

Includes food donations and select gifts in-kind

Where Our Food Goes

Where Our Food Comes From

% Donated
% Purchased
% Government
% Food Drives

Total Distribution by Food Source

% Shelf-stable/ core items
% Fresh Produce
% Protein