Food Distribution Taking Place on President’s Day February 18, 2019- We will be holding food distribution this Monday, February 18, President’s Day. Hours are the same: 10 am – 2 pm.
Meet an Aurora Food Pantry Staff Member January 22, 2019- A lot has changed since Director of Operations Brisa Barraza joined Aurora Food Pantry in 2010. And Brisa has played a major role in helping to make it happen. “When I first started, we used to distribute food out of a 3,000 square-foot facility,” she said. “In 2013, however, Aurora Food Pantry relocated to a […]
Thanksgiving Meal Fund October 26, 2018- Now – November 21, 2018 What are you having for Thanksgiving dinner? For the 920 families that visit Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry each week, Thanksgiving will be just another day where putting any meal on the table is a struggle. But you can help. For just $16, you can provide an entire Thanksgiving dinner […]
Food for Thought Tuesdays in June and July- Help kids get the nutrition they need this summer by volunteering at our special distributions for families. This is a great opportunity for groups, students needing service hours, or anyone looking to make an immediate impact on their community! Volunteers will help sort, stock, and distribute food to families with children at Aurora Food Pantry […]
Pantry Hosts Leadership Academy April 9, 2018- Aurora Food Pantry hosted the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Leadership Academy session on Available Social Services on Friday, March 16. Eighteen local business leaders attended and participated in a panel discussion on Servant Leadership, Community Engagement and Collaboration with Marilyn Weisner, of Aurora Food Pantry, Chrissie Howorth of VNA, Melinda Tejada of Waubonsee […]
New Parking Lot Opens March 19 March 8, 2018- Our long-awaited parking lot expansion project will be opening to the public on Monday, March 19. Please note the following changes: Enter Only using the new driveway (west side of building) Exit Only using the original driveway (east side of building) All traffic in the lot will be One Way Only Spaces 1-46 will have […]
Volunteer Spotlight March 5, 2018- Each year, our volunteers donate nearly 40,000 hours to Aurora Food Pantry — that’s like having an additional 20 full-time employees at the pantry each week. We are incredibly grateful to all our volunteers for their boundless generosity and support. Check this space often for new profiles of our amazing team! Otis Clay How long have you […]
In the News December 22, 2017- Below is a collection of news articles about Aurora Food Pantry. Check back often for updates! Boy Scouts deliver ‘largest donation’ of food to Aurora pantry — 12.21.17 Aurora’s ‘miracle of Christmas’ at 19 S. Broadway — 12.19.17 First Fridays features art auction, music and pop up shops — 11.22.17 Aurora Food Drive leaders pushing […]
Welcome to Our New Website July 17, 2017- We are very excited to welcome you to the new website for Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry. This re-design was made possible through a grant provided by the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley. There’s a lot to see on the new site, designed by Weblinx, but we wanted to point out a few […]
Spring Appeal Meets the Match June 9, 2017- We’re very excited to announce that thanks to YOU we have met our spring appeal match! The Lakone Company and Karen Leonard had generously donated $22,630 in matching funds and our donors responded and met the match. This will provide over $315,000 worth of food for hungry families in our community. Thank you!