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St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry

Community Opportunity

  • Visit us on Saturdays, distribution begins at 8:30am. No ID required. Every 21 day rule suspended during pandemic.

  • Visit a NIFB mobile event in any county, there are some nearby in Grundy - Make sure to click the tab at the bottom of the chart to see different months.  


  • Joliet Hope Center - Phenomenal shopping opportunity with extremely low prices and at times, free items.  $5 membership to join for 1 year.  Visit their website for more info.  

  • Visit a NIFB pantry near you by using the zip code finder on their website.


St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry is a first responder to the hunger crisis in our community.  

We are here to serve our hungry neighbors through a weekly pantry and special mobile food pantry events.

We are only closed on major holidays.  Always check our home page for the most current information.


Myths & Facts

Let's clear up the myths about food pantries.  Perfect for first time visitors.  Courtsey of Northern IL Food Bank.

Find a Pantry

Finding a pantry does not need to be daunting.  Northern IL Food Bank has a fast pantry finder for you.

St. John MFP's

St. John Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) events are like no other!  We order 25,000 lbs. of food for 250 families!



Community partners are here to serve you during your times of need.  Get in touch with them today.

Do you know where I can sign up for SNAP?

Visit Northern Illinois Food Bank SNAP or call 844.600.SNAP (7627).

What are the requirements to receive food?

Please bring a state identification card or drivers license, however, it is not required.  As a State of Illinois Emergency Food Pantry, we follow the Illinois Department of Human Services rules.

Where can I get help with housing, rent, utilities, health care, medical or more?

Visit the Crisis Line or call them at 815-722-3344 to receive FREE and CONFIDENTIAL assistance 24/7.