DECEMBER 2, 2020

Patch Holiday Food Drive In DuPage Co.

The Patch Holiday Food Drive is raising money for Feeding America and the food banks, pantries and meal programs in DuPage County – including the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. Check it out!

NOVEMBER 12, 2020

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Nears Goal For New Headquarters

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is well on its way to raise funds to transform an old parsonage into its new headquarters. To date, the food pantry has raised $700,000 of its $900,000 goal to fund the project.

NOVEMBER 13, 2020

This nonprofit is seeking a corporate match

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry was just building momentum in its fundraising for a new facility when the COVID-19 pandemic struck in March. That momentum stopped cold, and while it has warmed up again, the food pantry finds itself behind schedule in its fundraising.

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OCTOBER 22, 2020

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry to put on a telethon, 2020-style

A prime-time variety show next month won’t have a studio audience, a sharp-dressed ringmaster or a ring-a-ding-ding musical guest. But a fundraiser for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry will re-create the live magic of a TV telethon of yesteryear.


Drive-In Concert Fundraiser To Aid Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

The "Cars Under the Stars" drive-in concert will feature live jazz by Alfonso Ponticelli.

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'We cannot fail': Glen Ellyn Food Pantry hosts fundraisers for new home.

Glen Ellyn Board President, Paula Nugent, is working through all the upheavals in an effort to relocate the pantry to new headquarters after running out of space in a downtown church, its only home for more than 40 years. (click below to read the story!)

MAY 27, 2020

Food Pantries See Surge In Demand As Pandemic Hammers Economy

While the pandemic means little to no foot traffic at many businesses, it’s meant the opposite for food pantries, including one in the well-to-do western suburbs.

MAY 1, 2020

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry looking for help to keep serving those in need

“Their mortgages don’t stop, their insurance costs don’t stop,” said Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Board President Paula Nugent. “You suddenly go from a good lifestyle to needing help.”


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Glen Ellyn Food Pantry remodels to meet rising need

AUG 18 2014

Study Reveals the New Face of Hunger in America

Recent study finds 46 million people rely on food banks daily, and disturbing numbers for Chicago-area families. Families can find resources at solvehungertoday.org. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. (Published Monday, Aug 18, 2014)

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JULY 2014

Community Voices

What does hunger look like in our Community?

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JUNE 6, 2017

Precision Shopping Cart Brigade Marches for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry in GE 4th of July Parade

Precision marchers fill their carts with non perishable groceries donated by the crowds at the Glen Ellyn 4th of July Parade.


Susan Papierski
Executive Director

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry
+1 630 469-8668

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