• Lincoln Square Food Pantry Has More Fresh Produce After $200,000 Renovation, New Walk-In Cooler

    by Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / August 31, 2022

    The upgrades allow the food pantry to offer a larger selection of fresh produce and dairy items and assist more Northwest Side neighbors.

    LINCOLN SQUARE — The Friendship Center has finished a six-figure upgrade that lets the organization serve more neighbors.

    The food pantry at 2711 W. Lawrence Ave. added a walk-in cooler and a grocery store area. The cooler was donated by the Greater Chicago Food Depository, and the renovations to the space were supported by a $200,000 grant from NorthShore University Health System. 

    The organization, founded in 1969, serves residents of Albany Park, Lincoln Square, North Park, Ravenswood and West Ridge. Read more HERE



  • Media Inquiries Contact Ripson Group