Complete 2017-2018 Financial Book (PDF)

2017 – 2018 OVERVIEW

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is a not- for-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501(c)(3)) food distribution and training center committed to providing nutritious food for hungry people in Cook County, while advocating for anti-hunger policy and operating workforce development programs to address the root causes of hunger. 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 struggling with hunger. The Food Depository’s fiscal year ends June 30.

Where Our Funding Comes From

2017 / 2018 Funding
Individual Donors: 49%
Corporations and Foundations: 15%
Government Grants and Fees: 16%
Investment Income: 6%
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
1% Food Drives

Total Distribution by Food Source

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