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Glen Ellyn Food Pantry would like to thank our community, individual donors and Jewel-Osco Food Stores for helping make our Pantry expansion possible. Stop by our Open House Wednesday, September 21st 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm for a behind the scenes tour of our newly renovated Pantry. We look forward […]

GEFP Open House

The remodeling is complete and the shelves are restocked. The Pantry is set to reopen Monday, August 1, 2016! The Pantry Board and Staff are grateful for the financial donations from our supporters that made the remodeling possible and for the food donations from our community, churches, and retail partners that […]

GEFP Reopens August 1, 2016

Huge KUDOS to Dylan Bockelman for organizing the collection of food and raised funds for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s re-opening in August! Dylan did an amazing job canvasing the community, distributing bags, picking up donations, sorting, labeling, and delivering the entire donation to the Food Pantry with a team […]

Dylan Bockelman’s Eagle Scout Project

Early this morning Jewel delivered a semi-truck full of food to stock our newly remodeled Pantry! Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Board and Staff are overwhelmed by Jewel’s generosity. We are grateful the volunteers who unloaded the truck and stocked the Pantry shelves. Thank you also to the Northern Illinois Food Bank […]

Jewel Restocks the Pantry

St Mark’s Sunday School’s preschool class brought in the most food for the year during the Sunday School Food Drive. They were given an ice cream treat for all their hard work.

St Mark’s Sunday School’s Preschool Class

Today the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Board and Staff members celebrated our wonderful Volunteers at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. We simply could not do without them! We rely on our volunteers to pick up Food Recovery from local retailers, sort fresh produce, put away food donations on Pantry shelves, […]

Volunteer Appreciation

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In 2015, GEFP distributed $2.6 million in food to over 29,000 people, and we have literally out grown our space at Grace Lutheran Church. To accommodate this enormous growth, we have planned and budgeted for a modest expansion and reorganization of our current space. The new configuration will provide more client appointments […]

GEFP Expanding & Enhancing Efficiency

lacorss cookie dough
Glenbard West’s lacrosse team donated 34 boxes of cookie dough to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry as part of their annual team fund-raiser. The cookie dough that was donated came from fund-raiser orders – people who placed an order could add a box or more to donate.

Thanks GW Lacrosse!

crop walk
Sunday, May 1 Walk. Give. Change the world. LOCATION St Matthews United Church of Christ 1420 S Gables Blvd Wheaton, IL 60189 DATE 5/1/2016 Registration: 1:00pm Walk Start: 2:00pm CONTACT Benjamin Hafner 630-696-6929 (cell) For more information visit: Local Agencies: Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, People’s Resource Center, Interfaith Food […]

Glen Ellyn/Wheaton CROP HUNGER WALK

Meet Patrick O’Leary (aka the Incredible Hulk), one of the many superheroes who volunteer their awesome time and talents to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. A resident of Glen Ellyn for 46 years, Pat began volunteering at the Food Pantry in 2004, but his volunteering efforts began in Glen Ellyn […]

Superhero of the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry