For 35 years we have been distributing groceries to our neighbors in need.  We are passionate about helping those who have fallen on hard times.

INDIVIDUALS SERVED

32,000

POUNDS OF FOOD

750,000

DOLLARS OF FOOD DISTRIBUTED

$2,800,000

OUR MISSION

We are passionate about helping those experiencing food insecurity...passionate about making sure those who have fallen on hard times receive proper nutrition...passionate about ensuring children have access to a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner so they can do their best at school...and simply put, passionate about carrying out God's work in our community.

AT A GLANCE


Philosophy & History

The Philosophy behind the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry is very simple … our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, told us to feed the hungry (Matthew 25:31).  This is the philosophy we maintain each and every day.  He did not say ‘form a bureaucracy to feed the hungry’ or ‘make sure you only feed the deserving poor.’  He told us ...Read More 


Annual Statistics

  • 9,100 families served
  • 32,000 individuals served
  • 49,000 bags of food distributed
  • $2,800,000 of food distributed
  • 750,000 pounds of food distributed
  • 682,000 meals distributed


Our Team

  • Executive Director: Susan Papierski
  • Director of Finance: Monica Sowers
  • Admin Coordinator: Jodi Hefler
  • Pantry Supervisor: Terri Venzon
  • Pantry Assistant: Mary Pat Watt
  • Pantry Assistant: Glenda Ross
  • Operations Manager: Rich Wloszek
  • Food Recovery – Lead: Donna Blake
  • Food Recovery – Asst : Rick Quoss
  • Walk-In Co-ord: Michelle Nothvogel

Board of Directors                  Team Bios

Hours of Operation

Monday :  9 am – 3 pm
Tuesday:   9 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday:  9 am – 3 pm
Thursday:      9 am – 3 pm
Friday:  9 am – noon

Directions / Map

Client Appt. Hours

Monday - Thursday:
1:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Tuesday:
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

CLOSED Fri., Sat., &  Sun.

Client Walk-in Hours

Monday - Thursday:
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

CLOSED Fri., Sat., &  Sun.

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. Pantry Holiday Hours: 12/24-1/1 Closed (12/24, 12/28 & 12/31 9A-1P)