Loaves and Fishes Community Pantry

The William and Irene Beck Charitable Trust

William & Irene Beck Charitable Trust  903 West Webster Ave.  Chicago  IL 60614

Tele:773-281-5049  www.beckfound.org  Email:mail@beckfound.org

Loaves & Fishes has offered the community a constant source of food and hope for 25 years.  More than ever in these challenging times, its services are both needed and appreciated by those unable to provide sufficient food for their families.

Pantry Service Highlights in FY 09

  1.    Supplied over 1,750,000 pounds of food to over

     2,100 different households, providing nourishment

     to approximately 8,000 individuals

  1. Provided 546 infants with baby food, formula & diapers

  1.     Supplied breakfast assistance for 2,400 students in

  2.    grades K-12



Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry

556 W. Fifth Ave. Napperville, IL 60563

2320 N. Kenmore Ave. SAC 5th Floor, Chicago IL 60614

Tele:773-325-4758  Web: www.depaul.edu/~wms/research/index.html


In 2009, more than 1,000 new families have enrolled at the food pantry—a 55% increase from last year.

About half of the hungry served are children.