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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Geneva IL

Northern Illinois Food Bank
Geneva, IL 60134
Details: Northern Illinois Food Bank is a non-profit organization that engages the community in a commitment to feed our hungry neighbors. Across 13 counties, food manufacturers, local groceries, corporations, foundations, and individuals come together to donate food and funds, and evaluate and repack food for distribution to our more than 600 network partners – the food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and youth and senior feeding programs that serve more than 60,000 different people each week. Our vision is for no one to be hungry in northern Illinois. Our mission is to lead the northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships.
St. Peter Community Food Pantry
Geneva, IL 60134
Details: Our Food Pantry is open the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to distribute food and give information to those in need. Volunteers also help on other days to restock the pantry, and assist at food drives during the year. Contact (630)-232-0124 x444. We are operated totally by volunteers in space donated by St. Peter Church. This pantry has been serving the Fox Valley for over 20 years. Food and other non-perishable items are obtained from: financial donations used to purchase goods at greatly reduced prices from the Northern Illinois Food Bank; donations of food and non perishables from Food Drives sponsored by our church, local schools, library, Scouts, letter carriers, business and community organizations. The pantry serves 275 families twice a month and the number climbs to 300-plus families during the holidays. Two bags containing about 25 lbs of food, cleaning products and personal hygiene items are distributed twice a month to each family. The families include about 350 children under 18, 300 elderly over 65, and 70 disabled persons.