GEFP Open House

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 to seeing you! Refreshments will be […]

GEFP Reopens August 1, 2016

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 restocked the Pantry shelves. We […]

Dylan Bockelman’s Eagle Scout Project

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 of helpers. Dylan’s collection of […]

Jewel Restocks the Pantry

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 for their support and our […]

Volunteer Appreciation

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, bag clients groceries and so […]

GEFP Expanding & Enhancing Efficiency

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 to meet the growing need. […]

Thanks GW Lacrosse!

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.

Glen Ellyn/Wheaton CROP HUNGER 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 Pantry, DuPage Senior Citizen Council […]