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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?