Want to spare a Thursday or Friday to help a great organization? Lend your hand at Benton House ‘s Food Pantry! As the leader in the Bridgeport community, the food pantry dedicates itself to serving more than just their neighbors . With food deserts continuing to be a issue in our city, Benton House is one of the leaders in combating these problems head on throughout the city of Chicago.  From giving families one box full of goodies each month (meats, milk, eggs, and etc.), this organization does not turn away anyone in need.

Especially with the harsh winters hitting our city and life’s misfortunes, Benton House’s philosophy on serving the community with dignity and love is much appreciated for times like these. If you know anyone in need of resources or you yourself want to lead a hand in this beautiful cause, please spread the details below.

Food Pantry

Food Pantry distribution occurs Fridays from 12 Noon until 2 pm

3034 S. Gratten Ave

Pearse Gymnasium – Ramova Room


Thursday afternoons:  starting at 1:00 pm, volunteers help set-up the distribution space and to unload our weekly food shipment by sorting/stocking food items.

Fridays:  from 10:30 am to  3:00 pm, volunteers help distribute food to our food pantry clients, as well as help with the clean-up and breakdown of the distribution space.

For more info email Foodpantry@bentonhouse.org or call us at (773) 927 – 6420.