Evening Food Distribution March 19 March 14, 2019- On Tuesday, March 19, we will be holding our evening food distribution from 3 – 7 pm. PASS IT ON!
Staff Member Brisa Barraza on La Ley Radio Station March 14, 2019- Aurora Food Pantry Director of Operations Brisa Barraza was recently interviewed on 107.9 La Ley Radio Station. During the interview, she informed the community about how to get food at Aurora Food Pantry and discussed our upcoming events and programs. We’re so proud of her hard work! This video is in Spanish. Give it a […]
Meet Distribution Manager Eddie Galvan March 5, 2019- Each week, Distribution Manager Eddie Galvan takes on a major task: determining how much food he will need to feed the 920 families who will visit the Aurora Food Pantry. With Eddie leading the effort, however, the food distribution operation appears seamless, and members of the community can find what they need to suit their […]
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!