Celebrating 35 years of service to the community in 2016, Aurora Area
Interfaith Food Pantry operates one of the largest food pantries in Northern Illinois, distributing 50,000 grocery baskets
full of food to approximately 23,000 unique, low-income residents annually.
mission of Aurora Food Pantry is to help end local hunger by ensuring that everyone has access to enough nourishing food,
thereby helping our overall community stay healthy and productive. We accomplish this mission by:
* Helping to ensure that no one person goes hungry because they cannot afford food.
* Providing more nutritious food than an individual
or family can afford to purchase.
* Helping struggling
individuals and families to stretch their available resources to cover the cost of basic living expenses.
* Connecting clients to supportive social services and other community resources.
* Serving our clients with compassion and dignity.