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APRIL 14, 2021

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry set to move and expand thanks to community’s help

The leadership of the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is grateful that so many stepped up in “a year like no other” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a transformational time for the Pantry, a nonprofit that was founded in 1979…

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MARCH 30, 2021

How the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry continues to help feed thousands

The coronavirus pandemic has caused unemployment rates to spike causing many Americans to wonder how they will feed their families. As food insecurity rises, so does the pressure placed on food banks.

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MARCH 24, 2021

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry raises nearly $1M for new headquarters

A west suburban food pantry is growing along with the area’s need. The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry says it has reached its $900,000 campaign goal to renovate the 100-year-old parsonage at Faith Lutheran Church and turn it into its new headquarters.

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FEBRUARY 25, 2021

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry gets village approval for move to new home

Pantry leaders say they’re “exceptionally close” to meeting a $900,000 fundraising goal to turn a former church parsonage into its new headquarters. And this week, village trustees unanimously approved plans to allow the pantry to renovate and relocate to the parsonage next to Faith Lutheran Church.

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JANUARY 29, 2021

Glen Ellyn real estate office donates $2,000 to Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

The Glen Ellyn office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago and the firm's philanthropic arm, the Kindness Foundation, announced that they donated $2,000 to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry in December.

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JANUARY 2021

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is Expanding

For over 40 years, the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry has been distributing groceries to our neighbors in need, working towards “making hunger history” in Glen Ellyn and surrounding communities.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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SEPTEMBER 29,2020

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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SEPTEMBER 20,2020

'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!)

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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.

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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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WINTER 2016

The Full Plate

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry remodels to meet rising need

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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.

MEDIA CONTACT

Susan Papierski
Executive Director

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry
director@www.glenellynfoodpantry.org
+1 630 469-8668

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