Landscaping completes the picture.
August 24, 2023
Local dignitaries help us at our official ribbon cutting.
August 10, 2023
We rolled out the “green” carpet – our new lawn
August 7, 2023
We have moved to 55 N. Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn
July 10, 2023
The floors and kitchen cabinets are installed!
June 5, 2023
The walls are painted sage green
The basement ceiling is painted
Drywall installed inside the Pantry
Insulation installed on exterior walls
March 6, 2023
Future back driveway of new house
January 19, 2023
Back view of client exit, volunteer entrance and loading dock
The siding is installed
Oct. 30, 2022
The windows have been installed
The Roof is Shingled
Inside the New Pantry in Progress
Both the new warehouse and the house are all under roof.
The framing of the first floor of the warehouse takes shape.
December 6, 2021
Forms are installed to prepare for the concrete pouring.
December 1, 2021
The foundation takes shape as gravel levels ground.
November 23, 2021
The foundation is dug for the new warehouse, with a deeper hole to accommodate the two-way elevator needed to transport groceries throughout the building.
November 13, 2021
The garage was demolished to make room for the new two-story warehouse.
The words Cead Mile Failte, loosely translated in Gaelic to “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes,” are imprinted on a vintage plaque of unknown origin currently on the front door and will be relocated inside the building when the Pantry officially moves. Additional historical elements may be maintained and will be determined as construction progresses.
The ceremonial groundbreaking took place and included dignitaries from the Village of Glen Ellyn, Grace and Faith Lutheran Churches, Green Light Construction and the Pantry.