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Cranksgiving Chicago
Contact Information
Event date: November 20, 2022
Phone: 7739304076
Organizer(s): Cosmic Bikes
Location Name: Cosmic Bikes, 4641 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60630
4641 North Milwaukee Avenue, USA 60630

Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. It's part bike ride, part food drive, part scavenger hunt -- and all about community.

It's been held annually in New York City since 1999. Every year, throughout the country, shops and individuals organize Cranksgiving events to help provide thousands of those in need with a food during the holiday season. This year, we're including the Windy City in this national movement!

All you need is your bicycle, helmet, lock, map or city knowledge, and $20-25 to purchase goods.

Registration/check-in starts at 10am at Cosmic Bikes (with some energizing beverages and snacks on hand). All riders will receive a list of items to buy from specific grocery stores around the NW Side, all accessible via local roads and trails.

Once you've acquired everything you're able to on the list, come on back to Cosmic Bikes for a closing party, complete with pizza and tasty beverages from a local brewery.

Everyone participating in our Cranksgiving event will be entered in a raffle to win fun bike-themed prizes and prizes from our favorite local businesses!

New Hope Community Food Pantry has been serving the communities of Chicago’s northwest side for over 14 years. Since 2004, New Hope Community Food Pantry has helped 32,297 families, and has impacted the lives of 111,947 individuals in need. You can learn more about getting involved throughout the year by visiting their website at

Contact COSMIC BIKES with any questions about Cranksgiving Chicago: 773-930-4076 (voice or text) or