Below is information about resources available to U-46 families in the community. We will continue to add to this list, so check back soon!
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The most up-to-date information about food pantries in Kane County can be found here.All People’s Interfaith Food Pantry
First Congregational Church
256 E. Chicago Street
Open: Monday through Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Available up to 6x/year; need a photo ID and written referral (with family size) from Public Aid Office, Crisis Center, or other agency; Elgin residents only
316 Douglas Street
Open: Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon
Available 1x/30 days; Elgin and South Elgin residents only, need photo ID and proof of address (no referral necessary).
Two Rivers Head Start Agency
418 Airport Rd. Suite B
Open: Tuesdays/Wednesdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and TH, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Closed noon to 1 p.m.)
Available 1x/month to Kane residents; need photo ID and proof of address (no referral needed)
Bethesda Church of God in Christ
453 Fremont Street (Back of Church-in the basement)
Open: 2nd and 4th Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only. Call the above number and leave a message.
No geographical restriction
Available 1x/month, need picture ID or driver’s license (no referral necessary)
South Elgin Food Pantry
Community United Methodist Church
400 W. Spring Street
South Elgin 60177
Open: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to noonAvailable for South Elgin residents only; photo ID and proof of residency required; (1x assistance for non-residents on an emergency basis only)
Hanover Township - Astor Community Center
7431 Astor Ave.
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Open: Tuesday, 1 to 6 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Hanover Township Residents only; Available 2x/month, need a photo ID and a gas/electric bill for the first visit (no referral necessary)
Willow Creek Community Church – Care Center
67 E. Algonquin Rd South Barrington IL 60010
Open: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Sunday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Available 1x/mo.; photo ID & proof of residency; no referral needed.
FISH (Friend, I Shall Help) Food Pantry
150 S. Kennedy Dr. Room 15A
Open: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m.Available primarily for District 300 families and on a limited basis for U-46 families with a written referral
Westside Church of Christ Food Pantry
12 North 266 Randall Rd.
Elgin, IL 60124
Open: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon
Registration required at 1st visit - (name, address, phone, household composition)
Open to all - no restrictions on residency, income, or number of visits.