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FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS SERVING RESIDENTS OF ILLINOIS HOUSE DISTRICT 59
(Last updated March 3, 2023)
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FOOD PANTRIES
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NameEligibility requirementsTelAddressOpen HoursVolunteer opportunities available?Donation guidelines available?Notes
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Northern Illinois Food Bank | Food Pantry LocatorVaries-----Use to find the nearest food pantry
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Vernon Township Food PantryMust be a resident of Vernon Township, Call the number to pre-register and confirm residency847-634-46003050 N. Main St., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089For those who are eligible and have pre-registered, the pantry is open for shopping on the 2nd and 4th Tu each month from 9am-1pmYList of items needed
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St. Mary of Vernon Sharing Hands Food PantryMust present ID but no other restrictions(847) 362-9509236 U.S. Highway 45
Indian Creek, IL 60089
Pantry open for shopping Tu 6:30-8pm and Sat 9-11amYCall for info
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Libertyville Township Food Pantry
Must be a resident of Libertyville Township, utility bill required to prove residency; Call the number to pre-register and fill out short application(847) 816-5989359 Merrill Ct, Libertyville, IL 60048For those who are eligible and have pre-registered, the pantry is open for shopping on Tu 10am-3pmYList of items needed
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St. Joseph Food PantryMust have ID but live in Lake County(847) 362-2073112 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048Pantry is open Mon and Thurs 11am-1pm, Wed and Fri 4-6pm, Sat and Sun 10am-12pm (Tues CLOSED)YCall for info
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St. Lawrence Episcopal Church's Hope Food PantryNo eligibility requirements(847) 362-2110125 W. Church Street, Libertyville, IL 60048Open 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday of each month from 8am-10amYList of items needed
Try to provide household items
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Fremont Township Food PantryMust be a resident of Fremont Township (driver's license or utility bill okay)(847) 223-284722385 W. Route 60
Mundelein, IL 60060
Open during regular business hours M-F 8:30am-3:30pm but should call in advance to schedule a pick-up timeY (during summer in the garden)"We accept donations of non-perishable food items, paper products, cleaning supplies, toiletries, grocery store gift cards, and cash."
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Santa Maria Popolo Food Pantry c/o St. Vincent de Paul SocietyMust be a Mundelein resident(847) 949-8300116 N. Lake St., Mundelein, IL 60060Tu and Sat 10:30am-12pm, Th 5-6pmCall for info
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St. Anastasia Church Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry
Must provide ID(847) 623-2875624 Douglas Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Soup Kitchen (weekly): Mon 5:30-6:30pm weekly
Food pantry (monthly): Thursday 9am-11am 1x/mo (call in advance for next pick-up)
YCall for infoIf you'd like to volunteer, please call in advance to connect with the coordinator
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Catholic Charities Lake Co. Food PantryOpen to all Lake County residents(847) 782-4166671 S. Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
M, Tu, Th and Fri 9am until 12pm, reopen 1-3pm

W 11am-12pm, reopen 1-3pm
YCall for info
Unsure of eligibility requirements
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Catholic Charities Round Lake Food Pantry
Open to all Lake County residents(847) 546-4339
101 N Cedar Lake Rd, Round Lake, IL 60073
Food Pantry (weekly):
Tu, Wed 10am-12pm, reopen 2-4pm
Th 10am-12pm, reopen 2-6pm

Community Suppers (weekly):
M and W 6-7pm
YCall for info*Also have Community Suppers on M and W 6pm-7pm
*Community Closet open at the same time as the Food Pantry
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Wheeling Township Food PantryOpen to all Wheeling Township residents but must pre-register, which involves:
1) Providing last 30 days of income if there is income
2) Proving residency by providing one of the following documents: most recent ComEd or Nicor bill in your name, or current apartment lease, or mortgage statement or tax assessment bill
(847) 259-77301616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004Emergency bags of food given M-F 9am-4:30pm

To shop in the pantry, open by appointment only: Tu, Wed & Th from 9am to 12pm & 1-4pm

Residents can return every 2 weeks
Y (currently a waiting list)Most needed items
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MEAL DELIVERY
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NameEligibility requirementsTelApplicationVolunteer opportunities available?Donation guidelines available?Notes
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Northern Illinois Food Bank | Food Pantry Locator
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Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois
Homebound seniors, individuals with disabilities in service area (includes Lake County)847-332-2678Client ApplicationYMonetary donationsIn need of volunteer drivers for Lake County routes
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SOUP KITCHENS / HOT MEALS
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NameEligibility requirementsTelAddressHoursVolunteer opportunities available?Donation guidelines available?Notes
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Christ Church Community Meal Soup Kitchenno(847) 662-7081410 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Sundays 2pmAnyone who needs a hot meal will receive one to go on Sundays at 2pm
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Holy Family Bread Basket Soup Kitchenno(847) 775-0116914 8th Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 530-6:30pmAnyone who needs a hot meal will receive one to go during these hours of operation
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Shiloh Baptist Church Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen
no(847) 662-6325800 S. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
10am-12pm 2nd and 4th SaturdayYIf you'd like to volunteer, please call in advance to connect with the coordinator
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St. Anastasia Church Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry
Must provide ID(847) 623-2875624 Douglas Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Soup Kitchen (weekly): Mon 5:30-6:30pm weekly
Food pantry (monthly): Thursday 9am-11am 1x/mo (call in advance for next pick-up)
YIf you'd like to volunteer, please call in advance to connect with the coordinator
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Catholic Charities Round Lake Food Pantry
Open to all Lake County residents(847) 546-4339
101 N Cedar Lake Rd, Round Lake, IL 60073
Food Pantry (weekly):
Tu, Wed 10am-12pm, reopen 2-4pm
Th 10am-12pm, reopen 2-6pm

Community Suppers (weekly):
M and W 6-7pm
Y*Also have Community Suppers on M and W 6pm-7pm
*Community Closet open at the same time as the Food Pantry
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OTHER FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS / RESOURCES
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Name of Org/ProgramContact NameTelEmailNotes
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Northern Illinois Food Bank's Child Nutrition InitiativeJessica Willis, Child Nutrition Program Manager630-443-6910 ext. 144jwillis@northernilfoodbank.orgContact Jessica if you would like more information about available resources and programs to help feed your children.
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