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Food

Food resources in Will, Grundy counties

Pictured is the Troy Township micro food pantry located at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood.
Shorewood
Pictured is the Troy Township micro food pantry located at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood. Shorewood

Ongoing

• Boys & Girls Club of Joliet – 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday after school, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. any weekday that school is not in session. A United Way of Will County partner agency. Serves youth ages 6 to 18. Membership includes two healthy meals a day. For information, visit www.bgcjoliet.com or call 815-723-3434.

Upcoming

• Nutrition Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N. Center St., Joliet. Nutrition lunch program provided by Meals on Wheels Nutrition Department of Will County. Available every Monday. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Pantry – 4 to 6 p.m., Jan. 28, St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 135 E Rice Road, South Wilmington. For information and resources, visit solvehungertoday.org.

Food pantries

Note: Always call to verify before visiting, as many sites close for holidays and other events. For more information and resources, visit the Northern Illinois Food Bank website at solvehungertoday.org.

Bolingbrook 7th Day Advent Food Pantry – 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., second Sunday of the month, 301 East Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-739-1038.

• Coal City Food Pantry – 6805 E McArdle Road, Coal City. Call 815-216-3288.

Cornerstone Church of LW – Manna Food Ministry – 9 to 10 a.m., fourth Saturday of the month, 1501 S. Gougar Road, New Lenox. Call 815-462-7700.

• Christ’s Mission Church – 9:30 to 11:30 a.m, third Saturday of the month, 22811 S. Cedar Road, Manhattan. Call 815-485-2059

• Christ Temple Food Pantry – 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays, 212 Richards St., Joliet. Call 815-722-3505.

• Church Of Hope – 202 N Monroe, Gardner. Call 815-237-8312.

• Community Care Center – 8 a.m. to noon. Tuesdays, 112 S. Center St., Braidwood. Call 630-738-8863.

• Daybreak Center: Shepherd’s Table – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For food, call 815-774-4663. To volunteer, email Stephanie Ambrose at sambrose@cc-doj.org.

• Blessing Bench Food Pantry at First and Santa Cruz Lutheran Church – 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, 55 W. Benton St., Joliet. Call 815-722-4800.

• Fairmont Food Pantry – 9 to 11 a.m., Thursdays, 525 Barry Ave., Lockport. Call 815-723-3577.

• Family Outreach Program Inc. – 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Thursdays, 1701 N. Larkin Ave., (distribution site), Crest Hill. Call 815-730-9567.

• Fellowship Bible – Thursdays, 122 Morris St., Joliet. Call 815-205-3005.

• First Baptist Church – 1 to 4 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays, 401 N. Clinton St., Dwight. Call 815-584-3182.

• First Baptist Church Pantry – 12:15 to 1 p.m., Sundays except for third Sunday; and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, 800 Thornton, Lockport. Call 815-838-4004

• Forest Park Community Center – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and every third Monday, 1017 Woodruff Road, Joliet. Call 815-727-7898.

• Frankfort Township Food Pantry – Call for an appointment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, Frankfort Township, 11000 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. Call 815-806-2761.

• Glory Tabernacle Food Pantry – 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 459 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. Call 815-722-1350.

•  H.E.A.L Riverwalk Food Pantry – 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to noon, Fridays, 350 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Call 815-770-5672.

• Kuzma Care Cottage – 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday; and 8 to 11 a.m., second Saturday of the month, 635 S Main St., Wilmington. Call 815-476-2030.

• Lebanon District Laymen Ministry – 9 to 11 a.m. fourth Saturday of the month. Call 815-723-9445.

• Lemont United Methodist Church Food Pantry – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call 630-257-5210.

• Life Line Food Pantry – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 815-722-2570.

• Lifespring Community Church – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, 1000 Hacker Ave., Joliet. Call 815-436-7633.

• Lively Hope Church of God – 1 to 3 p.m., third Monday of the month, 308 N. Midland Ave., Joliet. Call 815-741-2377.

• Lift Him Up Ministries, Inc. – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 310 N. Joliet St., Joliet. Call 815-722-3812.

• Living Manna Food Ministry – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesdays; and 10 to 11:30 a.m., Saturdays, 25124 S Fryer St., Channahon. Call 815-828-5627.

• Lockport Fish Food Pantry – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 604 E 9th St., Lockport. Call 815-588-3543.

• Love Fellowship Baptist Church – 730 N. Independence Blvd., Romeoville. Call 630-759-1551.

• Minooka Bible Church – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, 412 N. Wabena Ave., Minooka. Call 815-467-2205.

• MorningStar Mission – 8 a.m. every Friday except holidays. For food, call 815-722-5780. To volunteer, visit shawurl.com/34ae.

• New Lenox Township Food Pantry – 1100 S. Cedar Road, New Lenox. Call 815-485-6431.

• New Testament Food Pantry – 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays, 515 N. Scott St., Joliet. Call 815-774-0662.

• New Life Church – 4 to 5:30 p.m., third Wednesday of the month, 500 S. Gougar Road, New Lenox. Call 815-462-0202

• Northern Illinois Food Bank – 815-846-1041. Serves Will County residents. For information on where to find food, visit shawurl.com/34aa. For volunteer opportunities, visit shawurl.com/34ab.

• Plainfield Area Interfaith Food Pantry, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays (every three weeks); and 9 to 11 a.m., Saturdays, 22525 W Lockport St., Plainfield. Call 815-439-8394.

• Restoration Christian Church – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., fourth Saturday of the month, Restoration Christian Church, 114 Channahon St., Shorewood. Leave a message at 815-513-0228.

• Ridgewood United Community Pantry – 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 301 Fairbanks Ave., Joliet. Call 815-722-2383.

• Romeoville Community Pantry – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays; and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., second and fourth Saturdays, 2 Belmont Drive Romeoville. Romeoville residents only. Call 815-570-9772.

• Sacred Heart: Family Table Soup Kitchen – Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Anyone can come; no ID is required. For food or to volunteer, call 815-722-0295.

• Salvation Army Joliet Food Pantry – Noon to 3 p.m. Monday. Call 815-726-4834.

• Saratoga Tower – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday; and 9 to 11 a.m., Friday,
1700 Newton Place, Morris. Call 815-942-6198.

• Second Baptist Food Pantry (Blessing Table Ministry) – Noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays. Call 815-726-3731 ext. 115.

• Shiloh Baptist Church Food Pantry – 18101 W. Oak Ave., Lockport. Call 815-774-1016

• Soul Food Pantry – 4:30 to 6 p.m. Judson Church, 2800 Black Road, Joliet. Twice a month, normally first and third Monday. Call 815-725-6835.

• Spanish Community Center – 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 815-727-3683.

• St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry – 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 815-439-2320 or visit stjohnfood.org.

• St. John the Baptist Food Pantry – 9 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, 404 N. Hickory St., Joliet. Serves residents of ZIP codes 60435 and 60436. Call 815-727-4788.

• St. Patrick’s Food Pantry – 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday except holidays. Call 815-727-4746.

• True Tabernacle Christian Church – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Saturday of the month, 1220 Pawnee St., Joliet. Call first at 815-726-3688.

• Warren-Sharpe Community Center – 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Call 815-722-2727.

• We Care of Grundy County – 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; and 1 to 5 p.m., Thursdays, 530 Bedford Road, Morris. Call 815-942-6389.

• We Care of Romeoville – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, 219 Arlington Drive Romeoville. Call 815-919-3233.

• Will County Baptist Temple – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sundays; and 7 to 8:30 p.m., weekly. Call 815-726-4127.

Micro food pantries

• AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center – east side of the PSJMC campus (facing Madison Street, slightly south of the Madison Street entrance, Joliet)

• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties – 417 Taylor St., Joliet

• Braceville/Godley Fire House – 101 N. State Route 53, Braceville

• CFC Church – 1800 S. Water St., Wilmington

• Canals & Trails Credit Union – 838 S. State St., Lockport

• D’Arcy Hyundai – 2521 W. Jefferson St., Joliet

• Edward Jones Investments Matt Schimanski Office – 5700 W. Caton Farm Road, Plainfield

• EZ Auto – 313 S. Larkin Ave., Joliet

• First Presbyterian Church – 805 Western Ave., Joliet

• Hope United Methodist Church – 2506 Caton Farm Road, Joliet

• Ignite Christian Church – 1189 W. First St., Braidwood

• Joliet Police Department – 150 W. Washington St., Joliet

• Lardi Chiropractic – 495 E. First St., Coal City

• Living Water Church of the Nazarene – 118 E. Jefferson St., Morris

• Mazon American Legion Post 352 – 508 Depot St., Mazon

• Phelan Acres Bible Church – 26009 Willow Lane, Wilmington

• Plainfield Public Library District – 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield

• Riverside Chiropractic – 256 Main St., Seneca

• Rockdale School – 715 Meadow Ave., Rockdale

• Sage’s Plaza – 110 Macgregor Road, Lockport

• Saint Lawrence Church – 165 Rice St., South Wilmington

• SouthField Church – 24557 W. Eames St., Channahon

• Shorewood-Troy Public Library “Little Free Food Pantry” – Has space for baby/toddler food, nonperishable food items and hygiene items. For information, contact Jennie Mills at 815-725-1715 or jmills@shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

• Troy Township Offices – 25448 W. Seil Road, Shorewood

• Westminster Presbyterian Church – 1015 Winthrop Ave., Joliet

For information on other micro food pantries, visit www.facebook.com/MicroPantries.

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