Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for they share their bread with the poor.

– Proverbs 22:9

Our Ministry

Many congregations within the Metropolitan Chicago Synod have thriving hunger ministries. We seek to support and enable these groups to connect and gather, and to carry out God’s work in their communities.

Ministry Resources

Create Your Own Fundraiser

Visit Team ELCA to create your own event, design a personal page, and invite support for ELCA World Hunger.

Learn about how to create your own fundraiser here → 

Give to ELCA World Hunger

Participants can give through their congregations or individually. All gifts given from individuals in the synod will count toward the campaign goal.

Schedule a Speaker

To schedule a speaker from ELCA World Hunger to speak about the program at your congregation, email . Speakers are available to preach, give temple talks, meet with congregational leaders, and lead adult forums or intergenerational events.

Learn More On ELCA’s Website

ELCA World Hunger has a wide variety of resources, information and ideas to help with your ministry.

More Online

Greater Chicago Food Depository

You can find local food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, or mobile programs in Cook County at the Greater Chicago Food Depository→ 

Metropolitan Chicago Synod Office

Ph: 773-248-0021

Address: 1420 W. Dickens Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

In Jesus’ name: we proclaim the gospel, make disciples, do justice.


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