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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 […]

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Upcoming Events

11th Annual Marine Corps Golf Classic August 8, 2018 - Hit the links to end hunger! This popular golf outing has been supporting food pantries in Aurora for nearly a decade. Sponsored by the Fox Valley Marine Corps League, Detachment 1233, this year’s event will take place on Wednesday August 8th at Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove (full schedule below). Your foursome is […]
Hunger Action Month September 2018 - Hunger Action Month is dedicated to raising awareness about hunger issues in the United States. Over 43 million people in the United States are at risk of hunger. There’s lots you can do to help end hunger in our community, including: Make a donation to the pantry Host a food drive at your office, church, or […]
OctoberFeast October 6, 2018 - By popular demand, OctoberFeast will be back for 2018! So dust off your lederhosen, limber up your drinking arm and save the date for Saturday October 6. Complete event details, including ticket purchase, sponsorship opportunities, and more can be found here. Email Nicole at nlouis@aurorafoodpantry.org for more information.
Veterans Food Pantry November 9, 2018 - Time TBD 1110 Jericho Road, Aurora IL 60506 Hunger can affect anyone, including our nation’s veterans. According to the National Veterans Foundation, 1.5 million veterans live in poverty. To combat this situation, Aurora Food Pantry has partnered with the Fox Valley Marine Corps League to increase outreach to veterans in our community. On Friday, November […]
Giving Tuesday November 27, 2018 - There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now…Giving Tuesday. We are proud to be a part of this national movement to kick off the giving season. Check back for updates on how you can help make Giving Tuesday 2018 the best year ever! It’s easy to get involved on November 27: Donate via our #ILGIVE site. Your donation […]

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