Lincoln Square Food Pantry Will Reopen In June To Serve More Neighbors Thanks To $200K Grant
by Alex V. Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / May 20, 2022
The renovation to upgrade the grocery area and onsite storage will allow more people to come in for food assistance, its executive director said.
LINCOLN SQUARE — The Friendship Center food pantry is renovating its Lincoln Square home thanks to a $200,000 grant from NorthShore University Health System.
Construction began in April to add a grocery shopping area and other upgrades to the pantry, and the work should be complete by next month, Executive Director Justin Block said.
Founded in 1969, the Friendship Center is a nonprofit funded by community donations. The pantry at 2711 W. Lawrence Ave. serves residents of Albany Park, Lincoln Square, North Park, Ravenswood and West Ridge. Read more HERE