West Suburban Community Pantry is expanding their service territory to include Bolingbrook and Romeoville effective immediately. The addition comes as the result of a series of strategic moves the pantry will make to enhance their impact in the community over the next several years. The Pantry, which has historically only served DuPage County residents, serves […]
Students from Pierce Downer Elementary School in Downers Grove took a hands-on approach to combatting hunger in our community by organizing a school-wide food and holiday toy drive followed by a group visit to the West Suburban Community Pantry (WSCP) in Woodridge. The mission of the committee is to inspire and prepare students to connect […]
The Pantry was recently highlighted on ABC7 Chicago News. Click below to see the video (video starts after a brief ad). In 2016, 36,000 people were served by the West Suburban Community Pantry, of that number, 14,000 were children. The pantry has a community partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank and that partnership is […]
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More than 40 volunteers and staff gathered at West Suburban Community Pantry during the weekend of January 12, 2018, to help the pantry set up for its switch to client-choice shopping. Over three days, they worked together to move product, remove shelving, create a labeling system and clean the Community Pantry to prepare for a […]