OUR RESPONSE TO THE CORONA VIRUS 

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HOW YOU CAN HELP 

The Sugar Grove Food Pantry will remain open to help meet the needs of the community. As an essential business, we provide for over 800 individuals at this time but we are seeing an increase in the community. 

Now, more than ever, families may be facing increasing food insecurity due to the economic effects of the Covid-19 Virus.  Our neighbors who greatly depend on every paycheck, and those whose children are out of school for any period of time, face greater challenges to feeding their families right now. 

We care about the health and well-being of our clients, volunteers and staff. Therefore, we are taking extra sanitation precautions by following the direction of the Northern Illinois Food Bank and the CDC. We have modified our distribution model to a drive-thru service. Our Pantry will be offering only pre-packed food boxes, containing shelf-stable pantry goods as well as eggs, meat, dairy, produce and bread when available. 

 

We will require increased resources during this crisis. Please see the ways listed below in which you could immediately help the Sugar Grove Food Pantry and your community.

MONETARY GIFTS

Make your donation go further and let us do the shopping. Monetary donations are needed and appreciated. We do not pay sales tax and through our cooperative buying power with the Northern Illinois Food Bank we can turn $1 into $8 worth of groceries and household supplies to a local family in need. 

The Sugar Grove Food Pantry is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax deductible. Please make your donation online by credit card or paypal or by sending a check made payable to:

 

Sugar Grove Food Pantry

P.O. Box 509

Sugar Grove IL 60554. 

SHOP WITH AMAZON

You can help Your neighbors when you shop with Amazon. We receive a .5% donation from all qualifying purchases If you select us as Your charity. Just go to amazonsmile.com on your browser or click the link, and use your normal login information. Make sure to choose Between Friends Food Pantry of Sugar Grove as your charity.

  

 

INDIVIDUAL FOOD DONATIONS

  • Household cleaning supplies 

  • Spam

  • Ravioli

  • Spaghetti Os 

  • Ready to eat soups

  • Chili

  • Beef Stew

  • Raman

The following businesses have food donation drop boxes for nonperishable items.

 

VOLUNTEER

Although we are keeping a minimum number of volunteers on site we encourage you to visit our volunteer page and fill out the short contact form to learn more about volunteer opportunities as our need for volunteers may increase. 

 

SPREAD THE WORD

Help us spread the word about the need in our community by following us on Facebook - @Sugar Grove Food Pantry. Thank you so much for any help you can provide.

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Contact us

Mailing address: P.O. Box 509, Sugar Grove IL, 60554

Executive Director - Shari Frieders

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Operations Manager - Julie Walker

Email: Operations@sugargrovefoodpantry.org

Phone: 630-999-4000

©2018 by Sugar Grove Food Pantry

Food Pantry Location

52 Wheeler Rd. Sugar Grove

Hours of Operation

Weekly: Thursdays

5:30PM - 7:00PM