Making Hunger History

COVID-19 REPONSE

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is here to help during the COVID-19 virus pandemic. As many people are losing work hours and income, the food pantry is experiencing more demand for our services.

FOR CLIENTS:
We are doing our best to serve everyone as quickly and efficiently as possible. We have instituted a no-contact process for food distribution. Call 630-469-8668.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Financial contribution are greatly appreciated at this time!
We are also in need of these items:

Hamburger Helper Tuna Helper
Flavored Rice Mix Pasta Roni
Instant Potatoes Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups
Tomato Paste Canned Mushrooms
Flour/Sugar Crackers/Cookies

We thank you for your support during this difficult time… God bless and stay healthy!

For 35 years we have been distributing groceries to our neighbors in need.  We are passionate about helping those who have fallen on hard times.

INDIVIDUALS SERVED

33,000

POUNDS OF FOOD

700,000

NUMBER OF MEALS SERVED

585,000

OUR MISSION

We are passionate about helping those experiencing food insecurity...passionate about making sure those who have fallen on hard times receive proper nutrition...passionate about ensuring children have access to a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner so they can do their best at school...and simply put, passionate about carrying out God's work in our community.

AT A GLANCE


Philosophy & History

The Philosophy behind the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is very simple … our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, told us to feed the hungry (Matthew 25:31).  This is the philosophy we maintain each and every day.  He did not say ‘form a bureaucracy to feed the hungry’ or ‘make sure you only feed the deserving poor.’  He told us ..Read More 


Annual Statistics

  • 9,000 families served
  • 33,000 individuals served
  • 46,000 bags of food distributed
  • 700,000 pounds of food distributed
  • 585,000 meals distributed


Our Team

  • Interim Executive Director, Suzanne Skala
  • Executive Director: Susan Papierski
  • Director of Finance: Monica Sowers
  • Admin Coordinator: Jodi Hefler
  • Pantry Supervisor: Terri Venzon
  • Pantry Assistant - Lead: Mary Pat Watt
  • Operations Manager: Rich Wloszek
  • Food Recovery – Lead: Donna Blake
  • Food Recovery – Asst : Rick Quoss

Board of Directors                  Team Bios

Hours of Operation

Monday :  9 am – 3 pm
Tuesday:   9 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday:  9 am – 3 pm
Thursday:      9 am – 3 pm
Friday:  9 am – noon

Directions / Map

Client Appt. Hours

Monday - Thursday:
1:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Tuesday:
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

CLOSED Fri., Sat., &  Sun.

Client Walk-in Hours

Monday - Thursday:
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

CLOSED Fri., Sat., &  Sun.

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