Making Hunger History

The Pantry will be closed for food distribution from Nov. 25 - 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open for normal service on Nov. 30

COVID-19 REPONSE

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is here to help during the pandemic. Receive free, nutritious food which can free up resources for other important expenses.

DO YOU NEED HELP?

We service neighbors who live in Addison, Bloomingdale, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Lombard, Lisle, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton and Winfield. Clients can receive food once per week and make appointments once per month – all via a contact-less process. Call 630-469-8668.

HOW CAN YOU HELP US?

It’s easy to make a difference! Join our ranks of 400 volunteers! Donate some of our most needed items or sponsor a Food Drive. Make a donation – every dollar makes a difference! With your help, we can make hunger history!

Please call 630.469.6988 or email volunteer@glenellynfoodpantry.org with questions.

For more than 40 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

1.000,000

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
  • 1,000,000 pounds of food distributed
  • 585,000 meals distributed


Our Team

  • Executive Director: Laura Glaza
  • 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

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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