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Thanksgiving Meal Drive November 7, 2017 - What are you having for Thanksgiving dinner? For the 950 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 — that’s a turkey and […]
We’re Hiring August 14, 2017 - Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry is seeking applications for the position of Director of Philanthropy & Community Engagement. Overview: For 36 years, Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry has helped reduce food insecurity and hunger and their negative impact on the individuals who experience them and the community as a whole, by making nourishing food accessible […]
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!
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Breaks Records May 26, 2017 - We are so grateful to everyone in Aurora who contributed to the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 13. Aurora Food Pantry received over 84,000 lbs. of food which is an all-time record! A big thank you to all the donors, the volunteers who helped sort the food, and the amazing letter carriers – […]
Subaru Shares the Love March 30, 2017 - Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry offers its sincere appreciation to Gerald Subaru-Naperville, Subaru corporate, Doug Gerald, Alec McKean, and the entire dealership staff for your generous gift of $48,726 from Subaru’s Share the Love campaign. This donation will provide over $340,000 worth of food for families in our community. Read more here
Teacher’s Cereal Drive Increases Donations by 500% March 7, 2017 - Every year, the Aurora Education Association-West hosts a cereal drive to benefit the pantry. This year, they decided to transition to a Food + Fund drive, allowing participants to donate boxes of cereal or make donations online. The results were staggering: 382 boxes of cereal were collected along with $1,544 in donations. Those donations will […]
Food Rescue Program Expands February 9, 2017 - We’re happy to announce that our Food Rescue Program has expanded to 40 pick-ups a week. Half the food we now distribute comes through food rescue, including the bulk of our fresh produce, meat, dairy, and bread. Thank you to all of our amazing food rescue partners for helping end hunger in our community. Learn […]