Relieve Hunger, Nourish Lives!

Marie Wilkinson
Food pantry

Back to School Fair in Marie's Garden!

Pop-Up Market
Saturday, July 27

10 AM - 1 PM

Marie's Garden Kitchen
Summer Cooking Classes


Get Food

Guests may visit 1 location per week.

  • Wednesday 11am - 2pm (West Pantry)
  • Friday 12:30 - 4pm (West Pantry)
  • Saturday 8 - 11am (East High)
  • Saturday 10am - 12pm (Fourth St.)

Produce, dairy, meats, dry goods and more!



There are many ways to help!

  • Sort donations & share food
  • Teach a healthy cooking demo
  • Host a food drive or mobile pantry
  • Food Rescue pickups at grocers
  • Student Food Days at East High
  • Senior home deliveries


Every contribution saves lives! Support hunger relief in our community today.

  • Be a GEM - Give Every Month!
  • Help our most vulnerable households
  • Ensure children have nutritious food
  • Support homebound Senior care
  • Give back to our veterans

Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry Schedule & Locations

Spoon & Fork

Marie's pantry shares groceries to supplement your household's nutrition, relieving the pressure of difficult times.  Guests may visit one location per week.

Wed.  11:00 - 2 pm  West Pantry
    Walk-in service, 834 N. Highland Ave. Aurora IL
Fri.      12:30 - 4 pm  West Pantry
     Drive-through service, 834 N. Highland Ave. Aurora IL
Sat.      8 - 11 am   East Pantry
     Drive-through service, 801 Zeigler Ave.  (behind East Aurora High School)
Sat.      10 - 12 am  
Walk-in service, 551 Fourth St.  (Church - Iglesia Carismatica Jesucristo es la Verdad)

Everyone needs a well-balanced diet.  Nourishing food sustains our bodies, helping us meet life's challenges with dignity. Friendly staff and volunteers are here to help!


Marie’s Urban Farm & Community Gardens are located on Highland Avenue, right across the street from Marie’s West pantry and main office.


There’s nothing like the taste of a homegrown tomato! Interested in having your own garden plot?

Volunteer at Marie Wilkinson Pantry & Gardens

White fork and spoon

What days are you available?
Most shifts are between 8:30am - 3pm
Check if you need volunteer hours recorded for:

Relieve Hunger,
Nourish Lives

Our mission is to continue the legacy of Marie Wilkinson, dedicated to meeting the hunger needs of individuals and their families. Empowering people to be self-sustainable through collaborations and partnerships in Aurora and the surrounding community.