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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


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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


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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


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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



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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


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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


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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!



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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 derramm@gmail.com 630-696-6929 (cell) For more information visit: https://www.crophungerwalk.org/glenellynil Local Agencies: Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, People’s Resource Center, Interfaith Food […]

Glen Ellyn/Wheaton CROP HUNGER WALK


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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


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    Important News: Great things are happening at the Food Pantry! We are very blessed to be receiving additional Pantry space at Grace Church. As such, we will need to temporarily close the Food Pantry beginning May 30th. Construction and remodeling will continue through June and July, with a […]

Construction Coming Soon


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Join the Glen Ellyn Newcomers Club raise funds for the ever-deserving Glen Ellyn Food Pantry by attending the 5th annual A Celebration of Tables, a unique event that celebrates the art of entertaining. Twenty uniquely themed tablescapes will transform the banquet hall of St. Mark’s Church in downtown Glen Ellyn […]

A Celebration of Tables



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Walking around the beautiful streets of our quaint Glen Ellyn village, you would never think that many of our friends, neighbors and families are fighting hunger. Hunger is not easily seen but felt by many. A student in your child’s class may not have had dinner last night or breakfast […]

What? Hungry Families in Glen Ellyn?


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Valentines Day and a SMILE will fill anyone’s heart with LOVE.  When recognizing those you love this Valentine’s Day, think of getting them a gift with a smile… AMAZON SMILE. Amazon SMILE is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry every time you […]

VALENTINES DAY + A SMILE = LOVE


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The 32nd Annual GEIW Housewalk will be held on May 6th, 2016 from 10am-2pm & 5pm-9pm. This wonderful fundraiser allows residents from all over to tour fabulous homes in Glen Ellyn. With the purchase of your ticket you will receive a Tour Guide Booklet at your first home, which includes […]

Tickets on Sale Now


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Join the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Team for the Human Race, a 5K Walk/Run Saturday April 30, 2016. Click here for more information.

The Human Race



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Come join our high school GEIW Junior Volunteers for a morning on fun and fitness at Glenbard West High School on April 17, 2016.  This group of high school students plans and organizes this event that raises money and awareness for our 22 deserving agencies. Click here for tickets.

Family Fitness Fun Walk


Memorial and Honorary Donations
Would you  like to make a gift in memory of a loved one or friend, or make a gift as a living tribute in honor of someone you care about? Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is always honored when chosen as the recipient of these touching gifts. Memorial Gifts and Honorary […]

Memorial and Honorary Gifts


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Glen Ellyn Food Pantry has seen tremendous growth is the demand for food assistance over the past three years: *** Actual 2013 Actual 2014 Projected 2015 Pounds Distributed 450,000 825,000 1,000,000 $$ value Distributed $1,200,000 $2,300,000 2,800,000 # Clients Served 17,518 23,000 28,000 A significant game changer for us has […]

GEFP Needs Your Year End Support


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Click on the picture below to see the Fox News segment feturing the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s Thanks giving Meal Appeal. (Just be patient, GEFP is featured in the third story of the segment)

GEFP featured on Fox News this morning!