VOLUNTEER

  • One in six Americans is fighting hunger and we need your help to join us in the fight to end their struggle. 
  • Whether you are an individual who wants to help or a company exploring opportunities for a partnership, you can be confident your donations are managed efficiently and effectively to help those in need.

DONATE FUNDS

  • We are a 501 (c) (3), Non-Profit Organization.
  • With every dollar donated, we have the buying power of $8 at the Northern Illinois Food Bank
  • Learn how you can become a corporate sponsor here
  • Become a monthly donor: We rely on our most loyal friends for support through monthly gifts. 
  • Make a monetary donation In Honor of a Special Occasion (birthday, anniversary, birth of a child) or In Memory of someone. A letter of acknowledgment of your gift will be sent to you. Please provide the name and address of the intended recipient, so that we may send them a customized message to notify them of your gift.

DONATE FOOD

  • 1 in 7 Americans is fighting hunger and we need your help to join us in the fight to end their struggle. 
  • Whether you are an individual who wants to help or a company exploring opportunities for a partnership, you can be confident your donations are managed efficiently and effectively to help those in need.
  • The Pantry is always looking for volunteers ages 16 and older to unload and sort deliveries, stock shelves and assist clients.  Times and days vary.  Please fill out the application and contact the Pantry if interested.

 

SHOPPING LIST

  • Canned Meats or Fish (Chicken, Turkey, Ham, Hash, Spam, Salmon, Tuna)
  • Canned Meals or Boxed Meals (Stew, Pasta with or without Meat, Chili, Hamburger Helper)
  • Canned Soups
  • Pasta Sauce, Tomato Sauces
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Peanut Butter, Jellies, Honey
  • Dried or Canned Beans
  • Dry or Hot Cereals
  • Dry Pasta, Rice, Packaged Potatoes
  • Baking Supplies, Condiments (Flour, Sugar, Corn Meal, Ketchup, Salsa, Mustard, BBQ Sauce)


Please check the dates on all items prior to donating.
We welcome fresh meat, vegetables and fruit.


BECOME AN ADVOCATE

Contact us if you are interested in planning an event/drive or becoming an Advocate of The Grafton Food Pantry.

847.495.0922     |     info@graftonfoodpantry.org


Non-Food Items NEEDED

  • Gas cards and gift cards for local stores
  • Laundry Soap
  • Dish Detergent
  • Paper Towels, Kleenex, Toilet Paper
  • Bath Soap (Bars)
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrushes, Toothpaste
  • Household Cleaning Products
  • Razors
  • Feminine Hygiene Products