Donate Food

Every week we distribute food to over 900 families. Your food donation will ensure that no one in our community goes hungry. Thank you for your generosity!

Interested in hosting a food drive? Learn more here.

Questions & Scheduling: Contact Eddie Galvan at or 630-692-3064

How to donate

Food donations can be dropped off at Aurora Food Pantry (1110 Jericho Road) between 8:00am and 3:00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Please come to door 2 of the pantry and ring the doorbell for a staff member to help you.  We’ll help you unload, so feel free to leave the food in your car!

What to donate

Food donations should be unopened and within printed “use by” or “sell by” dates.  We offer a wide variety of foods at the pantry but there are certain items which we always need.  Check out the list below for ideas.


  • Breakfast cereal
  • Oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Pasta

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Canned or dried
  • Pasta sauces
  • Jelly


  • Canned tuna or chicken
  • Dried or canned beans


  • Soups
  • Pancake and baking mixes
  • Macaroni and cheese

Snacks for Kids

  • Granola bars
  • Crackers
  • Juice boxes
  • Applesauce

Baby Products

  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Formula
  • Baby food

P.S. We also accept home-grown fruits and veggies!