Food Pantry  


The Food Pantry of Rich Township

About the Food Pantry

The Pantry of Rich Township is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. In 1984, we began on a very small scale. Today, we serve approximately nine hundred households in the ten communities of Rich Township. Who is Eligible? The Pantry provides FREE food to residents of Rich Township, all of Park Forest, and to the homeless. Households must meet the Emergency Food Program Income Eligibility Guidelines.

  • You will receive two bags of groceries.
  • You can visit the Pantry once every thirty (30) days.
  • Baby food and formula are available as well.
To Register for the Pantry | Only ONE account per Household Address
  • Bring a current driver's license, State ID, piece of mail or utility bill with your name and address, or a letter from your landlord verifying your identity and residency.
  • If you are homeless, an ID is not required.
  • Know your household income.
The Pantry of Rich Township, Inc. 22013 Governors Highway Richton Park, IL 60471

Food Distribution During COVID-19

As the Health and Safety of Rich Township clients, volunteers, and staff are top priorities, the Pantry of Rich Township has modified food distribution service in a manner that allows continued support of clients. Due to the closure of Township facilities, the Pantry of Rich Township, Inc. is distributing food as a No-Contact Drive-Thru Pantry operating on Tuesdays and Thursdays only from 1pm - 3pm. For more information about picking up food, please email

Pantry Hours of Operation

Contact-Free, Drive-Thru Pantry Tuesdays & Thursdays | 1pm - 3pm Closed on Observed Holidays For more information about picking up food, please email us at