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CFCCC Resource Guide

Food & Other Sustenance

 

An Alternative Approach to Allergies  (see also “Rotation Diet”)

by Theron G. Randolph, has a chapter explaining the rotation diet.

Available online at Amazon.com

 

Blue Diamond Growers

Makes nut thins, hazelnut and pecan flavored rice crackers with a good texture that maintain their crispness. Wheat, gluten and dairy-free.

 

1802 C Street
P.O. Box 1768

Sacramento CA, 95814

Ph: 916-442-0771

Email: feedback < at > bdgrowers.com

Website: http://www.bluediamond.com

 

The Chicago Greater Food Depository

www.chicagosfoodbank.org
4100 W 42nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60632
(773) 247-3663

 

Dixie Diners’ Club

Developing and marketing "health food that tastes like junk food™."  Orders accepted online, via telephone and fax.

 

Dixie USA, Inc.
POB 1969
Tomball, TX 77377
Ph: 800-233-3668

Fax: 800-688-2507

Website: http://www.dixiediner.com/

 

Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation

Distributes food at food pantries.

4345 W. Division Ave.

Chicago, IL 60651

Ph: 773-252-3663

 

efoodpantry.com

Case discounts on diabetic, low sodium, natural and artificial sweeteners, organic foods, and specialty foods such as spices and Soy Krisps.  Shop online or order a printed catalog.

 

P O Box 3483

Springfield, Illinois 62708-3483

Ph: 800-238-8090 (“Spectrum Foods”; listen for appropriate extension)

Fax: 217-391-0096

Email: custsvc < at > efoodpantry.com

Website: www.efoodpantry.com

 

Energy-G Foods

Special diet foods available from the distributor in individual or money--having bulk quantities.  Wheat-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free foods, and mixes.

 

5960 First Avenue South
P.O. Box 84487

Seattle, WA 98124-5787

Ph: 800-331-5222, 206-767-6660

Fax: 206-764-3398

Website: www.ener-g.com

(links to other sites for specialty foods)

 

Fruitful Yield

Organic and natural foods grocery store.  You can place orders, and it has many stores in the suburbs of Chicago.  Special savings by email.

800-469-5552
email: sales < at > fruitfulyielddirect.com"

Website: http://www.fruitfulyield.com

 

Mike Kirby
Mail Order Manager
Fruitful Yield Direct
PO BOX 6247
Bloomingdale IL 60108

Fruitful Yield Corporate Office

229 W Roosevelt Rd

Lombard IL 60148

630-705-0313

Fax 630-705-0432

 

Aurora – West:

1957 W Galena Blvd
West
Aurora Plaza
Aurora IL, 60506
Phone 630-897-3490
Fax 630-897-040

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30a.m.-8p.m.; Sat 9:30a.m.-6p.m.; Sun 10a.m.-5p.m.

 

Aurora – East:

4334 E Fox Valley Center Drive
Fox Valley Mall
Aurora IL, 60504
Phone 630-585-9200
Fax 630-585-9300

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30a.m.-8:30p.m.; Sat 10a.m.-6p.m.; Sun 11a.m.-5p.m.

 

Berwyn:

7003 W Cermak
Cermak Plaza
Berwyn IL, 60402
Phone 708-788-9103
Fax 708-788-9159

Hours: Mon-Fri 9a.m.-8p.m.; Sat 9a.m.-6p.m.; Sun 11a.m.-5p.m.

 

Bloomingdale:

154 S Bloomingdale Rd
Town
Square of Bloomingdale
Bloomingdale
IL, 60108
Phone 630-894-2553
Fax 630-894-0206

Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30a.m.-8p.m.; Sun closed.

 

Darien:

2159 W 75th St
Darien Towne Center
Darien IL, 60561
Phone 630-969-7614
Fax 630-969-7635

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30a.m.-8:30p.m.; Sat 9:30a.m.-5:30p.m.; Sun 12p.m.-5p.m.

 

Elgin – Here’s Health Store:

Town and Country Center

302 S. McLean Boulevard

Elgin IL, 60123

Ph: 847-888-0100

Email: nlevin < at > fruitfulyield.com

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30a.m.-8p.m.; Sat 9:30a.m.-6p.m.; Sun 11a.m.-5p.m.

 

Elmhurst:

214 N York Rd
Downtown
Elmhurst
Elmhurst IL, 60126
Phone 630-530-1445
Fax 630-530-9456

Hours: Mon, Thu 9a.m.-9p.m.; Tue, Fri 9a.m.-6p.m.; Wed, Sat 9a.m.-5p.m.; Sun closed.

 

Lombard:

Sportmart Plaza

229 W Roosevelt Rd
Sportsmart Plaza
Lombard IL, 60148
Phone 630-629-9242
Fax 630-629-9244

Hours: Mon-Fri 9a.m.-8p.m.; Sat 9a.m.-6p.m.; Sun 11a.m.-5p.m.

 

Schaumburg

Schaumburg Market Place (Near Hollywood Video)

130 W Golf Rd
Schaumburg IL, 60195
Phone 847-882-2999
Fax 847-882-3066

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30a.m.-8:30p.m.; Sat 9a.m.-6p.m.; Sun 12p.m.-5p.m.

 

South Elgin:

360 Randall Rd
Kohl's Center
South Elgin IL, 60177
Phone 847-888-0100
Fax 847-697-5245

Hours: Mon, Thu 10a.m.-7p.m.; Tue, Wed, Fri 10a.m.-6p.m.; Sat 10a.m.-5p.m.; Sun closed.

 

The Gluten-Free Pantry

Gourmet baking mixes by mail.

 

P O Box 840

Glastonbury, CT 06033

Inquiries, Orders & Customer Service: (800) 291-8386
Consumer Information & Education: (860) 633-3826
Fax (450) 963-0137

Email: pantry < at > glutenfree.com

Website: http://www.glutenfree.com

 

Cynthia Curtis Harrington

Nutritional Consultants, Rose Quest Nutrition Center

200 N. Michigan,

Suite 404 A

Chicago, IL 60602

Ph: 312-444-9234

 

Healthy Eating

Mail Order Catalog for Healthy Eating carries soy foods, wheat free, dairy free, unprocessed foods too numerous to mention.  Call between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., CST to speak with or sales person or leave message 24 hours a day.

 

413 Farm Road

P.O. Box 180

Summertown, TN 38483

Ph: 800-695-2241, 931-964-2241

Fax: 931-964-2291

Website: www.healty-eating.com

 

Health food store directory for every state in the United States

http://www.allstays.com/c/health-food-store-locations.htm

 

Hinsdale Wild Oats Natural Marketplace

Organic and natural foods grocery store.

 

500 E. Ogden Ave.,

Hinsdale, IL, 60521
Ph: 630-986-8500

Fax: 630-986-8588
Hours: Monday-Sunday,
7:00a.m.-10:00p.m.

 

Mambo Sprouts

News and information about health and natural products.  Includes articles, news, recipes and coupons.  Call or visit their web site to sign up for the Mambo Sprouts Messenger newsletter.

 

Ph: 856-833-1933

Website: http://www.mambosprouts.com

 

NOHA, Nutrition for Optimal Health Association

 

Has audio and videotapes, books and gives lectures on various topics such as depression, detoxification of body, effect of nutrition on personality, etc.

 

PO Box 380

Winnetka, IL 60093

Ph: 847-604-3258

Email: NOHAreplies < at > yahoo.com

Website: http://www.nutrition4health.org

 

Pain and Stress Center Products

Natural nutritional supplement products.

 

5282 Medical Drive #160

San Antonio, TX  78229-6023
Ph: 800-669-2256

Fax: 210-614-4336

Email:  psctr < at > painstresscenter.com

Website: www.painstresscenter.com

 

Peapod Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service

Home grocery delivery with monthly membership, shopping, and delivery fees.  You can place orders by telephone, fax, or computer.         

Ph: 1-800-573-2763

Website:  http://www.peapod.com

 

Puritan’s Pride

Discount priced vitamins, direct from the manufacturer.

 

1233 Montauk Highway
P.O. Box 9001

Oakdale, NY 11769-9001

Ph: 800-645-1030

Fax: 800-719-5824

Website: http://www.puritan.com

 

Rotation Diet

“Enjoy Nutritious Variety:  The Rotation Diet” by Marjorie Fisher.

Can be obtained for $3.00 by sending your check to NOHA, PO Box 380, Winnetka, IL 60093.  The volunteer who distributes the booklets is Toby Wilson (Phone:  847-913-1934)

 

Seattle Sutton

Freshly prepared meals, not frozen or dried, and follows the guidelines of the American Heart Association of low fat, sodium restricted, low cholesterol, calorie controlled; (however, no specialty meals, i.e. diabetic, lactose-free, etc., can be provided).  21 meals weekly, 2 calorie levels, delivery to home or office.  No contracts or sign-up fees.

 

Ph: 800-442-3438

www.seattlesutton.com/

 

Truth in Labeling Campaign (TLC)

Dedicated to securing full and clear labeling of all processed food.  Concentrates on issues around MSG.

 

P.O. Box 2532

Darien, IL  60561

Website: http://www.truthinlabeling.org

 

Whole Foods Market

Organic and natural foods grocery store.

 

Chicago - Gold Coast:
30 West Huron
Chicago, IL 60601
Ph: 312-932-9600
Fax: 312-932-9700
Email: Mark.Pinguey < at > wholefoods.com
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

 

Chicago - Lakeview:
3300
N. Ashland
Chicago, IL 60657
Ph: 773-244-4200
Fax: 773-244-4074
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

 

Chicago (Lincoln Park):
1000 West North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Ph: 312-587-0648
Fax: 312-587-0606
Email: rich.howley < at > wholefoods.com
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
Call for holiday hours.
 

Deerfield:
Deerfield, IL
760 Waukegan Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Ph: 847-444-1900
Fax: 847-444-1231
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

 

Evanston:
1640 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Ph: 847-733-1600
Fax: 847-733-1670
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Palatine:
1331 North Rand Road
Palatine, IL 60067
Ph: 847-776-8080
Fax: 847-776-8083
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

River Forest:
7245 Lake St.
River Forest, IL 60305
Ph: 708-366-1045
Fax: 708-366-1044
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Will deliver in special cases.  Call the Concierge, Cynthia.

 

Wheaton:
151 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60187
Ph: 630-588-1500
Fax: 630-588-0292
Email: mark.dierdorff < at > wholefoods.com
Store hours:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

 

Wild Oats

Organic and natural foods grocery store.

 

1111 Chicago Ave.,

Evanston, IL, 60202
Ph: 847-475-9492

Fax: 847-475-9497
Hours: Monday-Sunday,
8:00a.m.-10p.m.

 

Wild Tree Café

1100 Davis St.

Evanston, IL  60201

(847) 425-9691

www.wildtreecafe.com

Organic Foods, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast.  Wild Tree Café is a member of Community Partners, a group of local organizations and businesses that offer health specialty services such as yoga and holistic healing  .  Go to the website and click on “Community Partners” for a list. 

 

Food Outlets

 

Entenmann’s Outlet

2945 W. Addison

Chicago, IL  60641

773-463-6570

 

Pepperidge Farm Thrift Stores

Senior days are Tuesday and Wednesday.

1614 Deerfield Rd.                             744 Ogden Ave.

Highland Park, IL  60035                    Downers Grove, IL  60515

847-831-3040                                     630-964-6380

 

Sara Lee Outlet

3760 W. Dempster

Skokie, IL  60077

847-673-2365       

 

Food Pantries

 

Call Metropolitan Family Services 312-986-4000 for a referral to your area.  Also try your alderman and churches in the community.

 

For these listings, please call ahead for days and hours of operation for the location nearest you.

 

Bridgeview

 

Bridgeview Community Church

7910 South Oketo Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL 60455

708-458-4675

every Friday, Noon to 2 P.M.

 

Calumet Park

 

Community Covenant Church

12446 Loomis

Chicago, IL 60827-5832

708-385-7477

Wed. 10-12

 

Chicago

 

American Indian Center

1630 West Wilson

Chicago, IL 60640-5418

773-275-5871

 

The Ark

Maintains food pantry, homeless residences, medical and legal clinics, dental and eye clinics, pharmacy, crisis intervention, counseling services, emergency financial aid, programs for seniors & thrift shops.

 

6450 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60645-5257

Ph: 773-973-1000

Fax: 773-973-4362

Email: ark < at > arkchicago.org

Website: www.arkchicago.org

 

Association House

2150 West North Avenue

Chicago, IL 60647-5486

773-276-0084

 

Breakthrough Urban Ministries

5237 N. Ashland Avenue

Chicago, IL 60640-2001

773-989-8353

 

Care for Real

5459 North Broadway

Chicago, IL 60640-1703

773-769-6182

 

European American Association

2827 West Division

Chicago, IL 60622-2703

773-342-5868        Thurs. 2-4

 

Haitian American Community Center

1648 West Howard

Chicago, IL 60626-1656

773-764-2209

 

Haven of Rest Missionary Baptist Church

7901 South Stoney Island
Chicago, IL 60617-1016

773-375-4489  Wed. 11-1

 

Howard Area Community Center

7648 North Paulina

Chicago, IL 60626-1018

773-262-6622        Mon. & Thurs. 9-11

 

Irving Park Community Food

United Methodist Church
3801 N Keeler Ave
Chicago, IL 60641-3085

773-283-6296        Wed. 9-12

 

Lawson House YMCA

30 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610-4331

312-944-6211

 

Maple Morgan Park

United Methodist Church

11030 South Longwood

Chicago, IL 60643-4099

773-239-3013       

Tues. & Fri. 1-2:30 PM

 

Metropolitan Baptist Church

2151 West Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612-2311

312-738-0053

 

Open Hand

1648 West Howard

Chicago, IL 60626-1656

773-381-4371

 

Polish American Association

3834 North Cicero

Chicago, IL 60641-3604

773-282-8206

 

Ravenswood Outreach

4754 N Leavitt St,

Chicago, IL 60625

773-728-1010

 

Salvation Army / Laflin

8700 South Laflin

Chicago, IL 60620-4843

773-233-5857

 

SE Ada McKinley Pantry

2938 East 91st street

Chicago, IL 60617-4208

773-768-5452        Tues. & Wed. 10-12

 

Seventh Day Adventist Church Food Pantry

2120 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Chicago, IL 60625

773-983-2954

Sundays, 9-11 AM

 

Seventh Day Adventist North Shore Church Pantry

5225 N. California Ave.

Chicago, IL

773-561-0282

Tues. 11-1 PM

 

South Shore Community Church

7401 South Yates

Chicago, IL 60649-3315

773-721-5905

 

St Boneventure Rectory
1641 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614-1074

773-281-6588

 

St. Mary’s Community Center

4220 North Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60613-1698

773-525-8610

 

St. Thomas of Canterbury

4827 North Kenmore Ave

Chicago, IL 60640-3752

773-878-5507

 

Des Plaines

 

Catholic Charities

1717 Rand Road

Des Plaines, IL 60016

847-376-2100

Mon.-Thurs 10-12 & 1-3; Thurs. 10-12 & 1-6; Fri. 10-12

 

Elmwood Park

 

St. Celestine

3020 North 76th Court

Chicago, IL 60707-1199

708-453-2555

Mon. 4-6 PM

 

Evanston

 

Unitarian Church of Evanston
1330 Ridge Avenue at Greenwood
Evanston, IL 60201
Telephone:  847-864-1330
Email: uce < at > ucevanston.org

Some Wednesdays—call ahead

 

Evergreen Park

 

Village Pantry Coalition

2700 West 98th

Chicago, IL 60805-3234

708-422-5776

 

Glenview / Northbrook / Northfield

 

New Trier Township

739 Elm Street

847-446-8201

by appt. only & assessment; 9-5 daily

 

Harvey / Dixmoor / Phoenix / E. Markham

 

Ascension St. Susanna Parish Community

15234 Myrtle Ave, Harvey, IL 60426

708-333-0931

 

Harvey

 

Bethel Gospel Tabernacle

15100 South Page

Harvey, IL 60426-3004

708-333-9311

 

Markham

 

Hope Community Services

1622 South Kedzie

Markham, IL 60426

708-333-8052

 

Maywood

 

Second Baptist Church

436 South 13th Avenue

Maywood, IL 60153

708-343-0073

First & Third Wednesday of the month

 

Midlothian

 

St. Stephen Lutheran Church

14700 Kildare Av,

Midlothian, IL 60445

708-388-4283

 

Niles / Skokie / Lincolnwood / Morton Grove

 

Niles Township Administration Building

5225 Main Street

Skokie, IL 60077-ND

847-673-9300        Mon-Fri. 9:30-11:30 & 1-4

 

Norridge

 

Salvation Army, Norridge Citadel

8354 West Foster

Chicago, IL 60706-3032

708-456-6220

Wed. 1-3 PM

 

Oak Forest

 

New Christian Valley Church

5217 149th St

Oak Forest, IL 60452-1314

708-535-9434

every Mon. 9:15-12:15 & every 2nd & 4th Friday, same time

 

Oak Park / River Forest

 

Food Pantry

United Church

848 Lake St.

Oak Park, IL 60302

708-386-1324

Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until Noon

2nd & 4th Wednesdays

 

Palos Heights

 

Incarnation Parish

5757 West 127th Street

Palos Heights, IL 60463

708-597-3180

 

Sauk Village

 

St. James Catholic Church

223rd and Torrance

708-757-2174

 

Salvation Army

General Headquarters

773-725-1100