While uncertainty looms, you should know for certain that we are ready to serve you, no ID & no explanation necessary.  

Open Saturdays at 8:30am. 
We are using a drive thru model. 

Stay in your car.  Clear your trunk.

We only load into trunks.  You may self-load.

Supporting St. John Food Pantry is Easy!

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Giving Tuesday is December 1st

We give because you do.

 

300 families begin arriving at 6am, every Saturday because they know we will feed them.

We give because you do.

 

Our partnership has put

900,000 lbs. of fresh milk & meat,

produce & pantry staples in the bellies

of our hungry neighbors this year.

We give because you do.

 

Gratitude and thanks we share with you,

on behalf of the 45,000+ people

you have helped to feed this year.

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Out of Work, Full of Hope - Our COVID Crisis Response

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Your gifts feed Cathy's and Cheryl's families.

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Giving is easy when it aligns with your values. 

 Please support St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry on

Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1st & over the holiday season.  100% of your gift funds the Pantry mission, “To serve the hungry in our community.”

Thank You

 

Get Food Here

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Pantry Hours

 Saturdays Only - beginning at 8:30am

Everyone is welcome

  • You do not need to bring an ID, paperwork, or a referral

  • You do not need to make an appointment

  • You do not need to live in a certain zip code, school district, or county

  • Show up and let us share our abundance 

We are a first responder to the hunger crisis in our community.  We are here to serve our hungry neighbors amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Please visit us for food as often as you need to.  We have suspended our 21 day return policy

We are closed on November 28th, December 26th and January 2nd.  Always check here and our FaceBook page for information on Emergency Closings.

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VOLUNTEER

Face Masks & Gloves required, provided

Healthy adults & people 14 and up with an adult are needed to help serve during the COVID-19 Crisis.  Saturdays beginning at 7am.  Click for details & to sign up.

GIVING

Donations, Memorial Gifts, Corporate Matching Gifts

We have surges of first time pantry clients right now.  Those who used to give are now in line for food.  We're grateful for all the ways you help serve our community.

FACEBOOK

St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry @StJohnFoodPantry

View photos, leave comments, read news, get updates, and join in the conversation of hunger and hope in our community. Emergency closings will also be posted here.

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St. John Lutheran Church FP - FOOD!

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SCHEDULES

Saturday Only Schedules Available

View the schedule for the upcoming weekend.  Remember that face masks and gloves are required & provided.

MOBILES

Suspended due to COVID-19

We are serving using a drive thru model until social distancing restrictions lift.  We have food every Saturday for 250.

NEWSLETTERS

New Monthly Newsletter!

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Food Pantry News

November 6, 2020

Fundraiser:

Giving Tuesday

Remember St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry in your Giving Tuesday and holiday giving.  Your monetary gift is critical.  100% of our budget is funded by donations.  

 

While we are housed within St. John Lutheran Church, the church does not purchase food or pay for any food pantry expenses.  

 

We are community supported.

November 6, 2020

Holiday

Closures

We will be closed in observance of holidays as listed:

Closed - November 28

Closed - December 26

Closed - January 2

IN THE EVENT OF WEATHER RELATED OR OTHER EMERGENCY CLOSURES, VISIT THIS WEBSITE OR OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR CURRENT INFORMATION.

September 1, 2020

Hunger Action Month

If you can volunteer, we invite you to join us.  We have changed volunteering critera to include teens 14 and over who volunteer with a parent.

We are so grateful for all of the ways you help our community through this food pantry.  With your gifts we serve our clients fresh milk & dairy, frozen meats & meals, dry foods, fruits, veggies, snacks and juice.  Thank you for your gifts.

August 9th, 2020

Order a 2020 Volunteer Tee

Attention Food Pantry Volunteers!!!  We are accepting orders for volunteer tee-shirts beginning today.  Orders will be accepted through Saturday, August 22nd.

Cost $15.  Payment in cash or check made out to St. John Lutheran Church due at pickup.

 

Get more details and/or order your shirt using the button below.

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Find Us:

St. John Lutheran Church Food Pantry

2650 Plainfield Road, Joliet, IL 60435 

 

Call Us:

815.439.2320

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