COOL MINISTRIES - Food Pantries

Address

800 West Glen Flora Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 662-1230

www.coolministries.org

Service Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Description:

Provides emergency food assistance to residents of Lake County. Items include two pounds of frozen meat per family member. Clients can also choose items from bread shelves, produce tables, and more.

Eligibility:

Must be a Lake County resident. Individuals may receive assistance once every 30 days.

Languages:

Spanish

Program Fees:

No fee

Intake Process:

Visit during program hours. Appointments are also available if clients prefer.

Documents Required:
- Government issued ID just for the person picking up food

Contacts

Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 662-1230

Phone Numbers

Primary Contact Information

(847) 662-1230

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

800 West Glen Flora Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Mailing

800 West Glen Flora Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Wishlist:

Individuals seeking to donate food or other items to the pantry should contact the Pantry Operations Manager at 847-662-1230.

Volunteer Opportunities:

General Pantry Volunteer - Assist Pantry staff with sorting, packaging, and distributing food to visitors.

Pantry Warehouse Volunteer - Assist Pantry staff with unloading truck, moving boxes, and general support for large truck pick-ups and deliveries.

Pantry Donation Pick-Up Driver - Assist Warehouse Manager with donation pick-ups from local grocery stores. Must be 25 years or older and have a current driver's license in good standing. COOL will provide the truck.

Pantry Counter Volunteer - Assist pantry staff at the counter to log guests into our data entry system. Must be computer literate and willing to volunteer 2 hours a day (10:00 AM - NOON). Must be willing to commit to volunteering on a regular basis (same day or days each week).

Contact Name for Volunteer Opportunities: Cindy Hinkmeyer chinkmeyer@coolministries.org or 847-662-1230
Accepts court-mandated community service volunteers.

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Date of Official Change:

August 4, 2021

Geography Served

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  • Illinois
    • Lake County
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