Choose from these giving options or an amount of your choosing. We strive to provide each families with enough food to ensure a week of healthy and nutritious meals.  If you are curious about what that might look like, scroll down to view the sample menu that a family of four could create with foods they receive at our pantry.  Email us at or call us at 815.439.2320 if you'd like a copy of our charity paperwork for your records.  Thanks!



1 Week of food for a family of 4


2 Weeks of food for a family of 4


3 Weeks of food for a family of 4


Over a Month of food for a family of 4


6 Months of food for a family of 4


You Decide


  • Send a check made out to St. John Lutheran Church and write Food Pantry in the memo line. $100% of your gift goes to the Food Pantry, no money is used for St. John Lutheran Church expenses.  Mail to:

St. John Lutheran Church 

2650 Plainfield Road

Joliet, IL 60435


Via our Food Bank Account

  • Deposit your gift into our account at Northern Illinois Food Bank (NIFB).  

  1. Call Northern Illinois Food Bank, 630.443.6910.

  2. Tell them your intention to give to St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry.

  3. Our Agency Number is 1573-A, St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry.

  4. Please let us know you made a donation into our account with a quick phone call to 815.439.2320, an email to, or answer 5 quick questions so we can follow up with NIFB and make sure we received the correct credit.