Food For Greater Elgin is a Regional Client-Choice Food Pantry serving low income residents in Elgin, South Elgin, and East Dundee. Individuals and families in need can receive meat, fresh produce, dairy, deli and shelf stable items during their visits. Food For Greater Elgin serves 1,200 families each month, feeding 5,500 individuals in those households, of whom nearly half are children.
Working together to provide food security for the community of greater Elgin
Collaboration to improve the lives of those who lack basic needs.
Partnership is a key strategy for volunteerism, funding, and food programs â€“ making a larger impact on hunger.
Providing services in a way that is dignified, compassionate and non-judgmental.
Client-Choice is the gold standard of food distribution, providing families choice and dignity.
Integrity and positive stewardship of all donated resources â€“ funds, time, or food.
Relationships are the most valuable asset.
Where We Work
What We Do
âž¢ Client-Choice â€“ Families shop with grocery carts, choosing food items rather than receiving pre-bagged groceries. âž¢ Warehouse Environment â€“ Optimal for acquisition of truckloads of food, storage, and client choice floor space. âž¢ Full Service â€“ Five client-choice food distributions every week, including weekends and evenings.