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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Illinois

Antioch Township Food Pantry
Lake Villa, IL 60046
Details: The Township food pantry will supply emergency food for those residents who are in the need of assistance. Our food pantry is open year round for Antioch Township Residents only. You must bring: ID or drivers license; Current utility bill; Proof of income. Failure to bring documentation will prevent service.
Bloom Township Food Pantry
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Details: Our food pantry is available to qualified Bloom Township residents. Pantry participants may receive a bag of non-perishables on a monthly basis.
Colona Food Pantry
Colona, IL 61241
Details: The Colona Food Pantry provides food supplies to Colona Township residents (serving the 61241 zip code). Distribution is on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 10 am to Noon; and on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 10 am to 2 pm. An application is required to determine eligibility.
Elk Grove Township Emergency Food Pantry
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Details: Elk Grove Township has an Emergency Food Pantry for township residents, which they can utilize once every other month. We stock non-perishable items of canned and dry foods to residents facing a food shortage, through donations received from the community. Cash donations are used for the purchase of meat. We also disburse personal essentials when they are available. Our pantry is open Monday through Friday 9:00 to 3:30. To register you must provide: Driver’s license or State ID for each adult, proof of residence (current electric bill or lease with your name) and proof of all household income for previous 30 days.
Fremont Township Food Pantry
Mundelein, IL 60060
Details: We operate a food pantry which assists township residents who are experiencing financial difficulty or on a fixed income with non-perishable food products. You must be a township resident to receive items. The food pantry is open during normal business hours but recipient should call to schedule a pickup time. We accept donations of non-perishable food items, paper products, cleaning supplies, toiletries, grocery store gift cards, and cash.
Lake Villa Township Food Pantry
Lake Villa, IL 60046
Details: The Township Food Pantry is supported by Township Residents, churches, youth groups, schools, community and civic organizations. Although we are not equipped to supplement food allowances on an ongoing basis, recipients may receive support two times per month. Food orders are available to township residents who may have been burdened with other expenses that are imposing a financial hardship on their budgets. Anyone requesting our help may receive food on a temporary basis until their situation improves. Food Baskets distributed over the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays to townshhip residents in need are prepared from the food that is donated to the food pantry. Many groups and individuals have been of great assistance in this community wide project by organizing food drives during the holiday season. The food pantry is located in the township offices at 37908 N. Fairfield Rd. and is open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Monee Township Food Pantry
Monee, IL 60449
Details: The Township operates a Food Pantry to provide food on a temporary basis to persons in immediate need. Foodstuffs will not be provided to supplement food stamps or on a long-term basis. Applicants are asked to apply for food stamps before receiving foodstuffs a second time. Donations are accepted year round for the Food Pantry.
New Lenox Township Food Pantry
New Lenox, IL 60451
Details: The Food Pantry is available at the Township Offices for New Lenox residents who are in need of food supplies. Proof of residency is required. The hours of operation for the food pantry are Monday through Friday 9:30am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Residents are limited to one bag of groceries per week. No appointment is necessary. Currently, the food pantry is experiencing record level demand each week. The food pantry does not operate on tax dollars but solely on donations from our community. One interesting idea that the Township is implementing is our "Adopt A Food Item" program where you, your family, or your organization can adopt a particular food/foods and make a commitment to donating that specific food to our pantry.
New Trier Township Food Pantry
Winnetka, IL 60093
Details: The Food Pantry is open by appointment only to qualified residents of New Trier Township, which includes the villages of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, and Glencoe, plus portions of Glenview and Northfield. The Pantry is located at the Township Office, 739 Elm Street in Winnetka. Established in 1965, the New Trier Township Food Pantry serves as a bridge between those who have the ability to give and those who are in need. Through donations from the community and volunteer efforts the shelves are stocked with a variety of canned and packaged food, frozen foods, useful paper goods, and toiletry items. A freezer is stocked with vegetables, meat, poultry, and nutritious frozen dinners. In order to qualify for assistance, a social worker meets with the individual making the request and determines if they are eligible for assistance. At that time, the social worker can also inform the individual of other assistance programs.
Shields Township Food Pantry
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Details: The Shields Township Food Pantry depends on donations by individuals and community organizations to assist residents experiencing temporary financial difficulties or who are on fixed incomes and hard-pressed to make ends meet. The Pantry is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Vernon Township Food Pantry
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Details: The Vernon Township Food Pantry provides nutritionally balanced food to township individuals and families who are in need of assistance. The food pantry is a community project supervised by the Township. Donations of food items are provided by the community. Along with donations of non perishable food items, gift certificates to local grocery stores and cash donations are accepted. Vernon Township Food Pantry operates during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for food distribution and accepts donations Monday through Friday 9:00a.m. to 3:30p.m. Individuals and families that show a need and live within the township boundaries are eligible to use the food pantry. The food pantry is open the first Wednesday of each month between 9:00 am and 1:00pm. Food is also available throughout the month to those who apply for township assistance.
Washington Township Food Pantry
Beecher, IL 60401
Details: The Washington Township Food Pantry was established to help residents who are in need or experiencing financial hardships. Food is provided through the generosity of our residents and from the many caring businesses and organizations within our township. Our recent move to our new location will allow us to now offer fresh foods, meat and dairy products as they become available! The pantry is open on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month from 8am - 9am AND from 6pm - 7pm. The pantry is also available by appointment.
Worth Township Food Pantry
Alsip, IL 60803
Details: Food Pantry Hours: Monday thru Friday 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
AUMC Food Pantry
Abingdon, IL 61410
Details: Tuesdays 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bloomingdale Township General Assistance Office - Food Pantry
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Details: The Volunteer Council raises funds and encourages food drives to operate a food pantry that is housed in the General Assistance Office. The pantry is capable of storing both perishable and non-perishable items. Volunteers help staff the pantry to stock the shelves and rotate items. The pantry is an asset to the Township, providing the General Assistance Office with a donated source of food to ensure that the needy do not go hungry.