Mission Statement: Family Outreach Program, Inc. is committed to bring nutritious balanced food to persons and families living under the poverty level. It serves Northern Illinois.
Family Outreach Program, Inc. is a federally registered 5 01 (C) (3) non-profit organization, and an Illinois registered Not for Profit organization. It is partnered with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, a member of America's Second Harvest -- the nation's food bank network.
Family Outreach Program, Inc. is an independent charity which is not based on religion, politics or ideology except for the betterment of society, nor is it associated with any other organization. Family Outreach Program, Inc. also does not discriminate against any race, creed or religion.
Our Goals & Activities
-- Collect and distribute quantities of healthful and nutritious food to area families in need, food pantries and homeless shelters in the Greater Chicago Area.
-- Offer food in response to emergency referrals from the area crisis hotline, township office, and local police department.
-- Our Thursday A.M. our drive through Crest Hill Food Pantry donates a banana box (about 40 lbs) of various healthful food items to approximately 260 qualifying families weekly. The need is growing as many call each week who have never found themselves in need of a pantry before.
-- Persons far from our area benefit from our food hotline toll free referral service to find pantries in their area: 886-730-9567
-- Volunteer and Community Service hours may be scheduled by calling 815-730-9567. You will receive paper work as proof of hours served. We cannot complete our goals and activities without you!