Category: Donor Opportunities

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Be a Pantry Elf

The holidays are a time for families everywhere to celebrate joy. As we look forward to gathering together, enjoying food and exchanging gifts, we are aware that many of our neighbors in need face stressful choices during this season. Nearly 10% of families in our community are facing decisions like whether to have a Thanksgiving [...]
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Father’s Day

  What do Dads like? Snacks, or course, especially ones he can share with his family. And when budgets are stretched thin, snacks can get left off the shopping list. Can you help our dads this month? Here are a few suggestions: Popcorn, pretzels, chips Whole fruit Cheese and cracker snacks String cheese Granola bars [...]
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Kids Feeding Kids

Snacks collected during May will be used by our Kids Make a Difference program during the summer months. Those kids will prepare snack bags and kid-friendly meals for their fellow students whose families are struggling. Kid-friendly items needed: Breakfast cereal bars Packaged lunches (Lunchables) Microwavable macaroni and cheese Cheese and cracker snack packs Individually packaged [...]
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December Toy Drive

Whether they've been naughty or nice, every child deserves a toy at Christmas. You can help by donating a new toy, unwrapped, to the Pantry. They will be distributed to our neighbors in need. Your donation can make a world of difference this holiday season. We are in the most need of toys for boys [...]
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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 27, 2018     A Global Day of Giving Become a Pantry Elf Today! Help end hunger in our community by joining West Suburban Community Pantry volunteers, board members, and donors this #GivingTuesday and become a Pantry Elf! See each of their #MyGivingStory below. $125 provides a holiday meal and gifts for a family of four. [...]
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Turkey Trot

35th Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot "Feeding the Hungry in DuPage County" Thanksgiving Day - November 22, 2018 Elmhurst Business District Please consider participating in this 5K Fun Run. The West Suburban Community Pantry is one of several organizations that benefit from the proceeds. Others include DuPage Pads, United Community Concerns Association, People’s Resource Center, [...]
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