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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Carpentersville IL

F.I.S.H. Food Pantry
Carpentersville, IL 60110
Details: The initials of F.I.S.H. tell the story. Friend, I Shall Help. We are an organization of volunteers helping people in emergency situations. In 2013, we provided food for over 6,000 families, almost 30,000 individuals. We also collected and distributed over 6,000 items of clothing. We use the Illinois Department of Human Services Income Eligibility for 2014 as our guideline. We spend over $7,000 per month on food. F.I.S.H. is funded by donated cash and food from various organizations such as churches, schools, businesses, scouts, women and men’s organizations and individuals. We also receive food from local grocery stores. Our main objective at the F.I.S.H. Food Pantry is to provide a five to ten day supply of food once a month to families in need. However, in some cases, it is necessary to help more often until their situation improves. The families we serve come from the communities of Carpentersville, East and West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, and Gilberts, Illinois.