July Newsletter

June 29, 2022
In This Issue: 

Closed Monday, July 4

We will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen for indoor distribution on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. To view upcoming events, please visit https://www.aurorafoodpantry.org/events/.

Share Your Story

Have you or are you currently using the food pantry services? We would like to partner with you to share your story! Please fill out the short form and someone from the pantry will reach out to you.
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Evening Distribution

Evening distributions will happen on the third Tuesday of every month from 2:00-6:00 PM. Please note, that there will not be a distribution from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on these dates. 
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022
  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Bookmobile Stops

The Aurora Public Library and the Aurora Food Pantry are teaming up to deliver books and food to families! The library and food pantry will be at the following locations:
Oak Park Elementary School | Every Monday | 10:45-11:30 AM
Constitution House | Every Tuesday | 2:00-3:00 PM
Georgetown Elementary School | Every Thursday | 9:00-10:00 AM
More Information & More Bookmobile Stops

Summer Lunches & Snacks

Meals on the Move through the Northern Illinois Food Bank is a mobile route that provides Summer lunches to kids and teens, 18 and under, Monday-Friday at four different parks in Aurora.
More Information

Senior Meal Distributions

State Representatives Barbara Hernandez, Keith Wheeler, Stephanie Kifowit, and the Kane Senior Council are hosting several senior meal distribution events throughout 2022.

These events are FREE and will take place at St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, 1855 5th Ave in Aurora, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  Each registered senior will receive 5 frozen meals.

This is an ongoing event, and there will be two meal distributions per month through October. Remaining meal distribution dates (all Mondays):

  • July 11th & 25th
  • August 8th & 22nd
  • September 12th & 26th
  • October 3rd & 24th

Registration is required, please contact the office of State Representative Barbara Hernandez at (630) 270-1848 at least 4 days in advance to register. Please state whether you are signing up for one date or for multiple dates.

Guest Booths at Distributions

Thursday, July 7, 2022 
Aetna Health – Healthcare provider.
Devoted Health – Healthcare provider.

Monday, July 11, 2022
Excess Telecom – They will be registering people who qualify for free tablets.
Fox Valley United Way – Will be onsite discussing the programs they offer.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 
Excess Telecom – They will be registering people who qualify for free tablets.
Devoted Health – Healthcare provider.

Thursday, July 14, 2022
University of Illinois Extension – Will be providing nutritional information.
Excess Telecom – They will be registering people who qualify for free tablets.

Monday, July 18, 2022
Devoted Health – Healthcare provider.
University of Illinois Extension – Will be providing nutritional information.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 | EVENING DISTRIBUTION (2:00-6:00PM) 
Aetna Health – Healthcare provider.
Pre-Arrest Diversion – Provides case management services and education on positive alternatives to arrest.

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Northwestern Medicine – Will be providing free blood pressure screenings.

Monday, July 25, 2022
Aetna Health – Healthcare provider.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Fox Valley United Way (SPARK) – SPARK helps Aurora families furthest from opportunity with children ages birth through five years old connect to early education and childcare that will prepare their children for success in life. We achieve this by building awareness and uniting efforts among families, funders, policymakers, program providers and the Aurora community.

Thursday, July 28, 2022
Devoted Health – Healthcare provider.