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2023 Events – Save the Dates!


December! Advent Calendar of Giving, ‘Lit-Mas’ Party Dec. 12

There are many joyful ways to help make the holidays bright for a family in need. Print and share Marie’s Advent Calendar of Giving with your family, colleagues, service group…

2022 Year End Giving – Letter from the Director

Through Community Donations, Marie’s Pantry programs grow! Hunger rates are climbing in America, as rising costs and an uncertain economy affect a growing number of people. For thousands of people…


November! Giving Tuesday, Coat Drive & More

There are many ways to support the pantry this month! Giving Tuesdays at Preservation & Atlas Chicken

Aurora area pantries concerned about running low on food

Beacon News Article – Oct. 11, 2011 The front page of today’s Aurora’s Beacon News highlights the challenges inflation is posing to the food supply chain for Food Banks and…


Fill the Bowls Fundraiser!

Sunday, October 16th, 1:00 – 4:00pm. Join us for the annual Fill the Bowls Taste of Fox Valley Fundraiser!  Enjoy soups and tastings from the area’s restaurants.  Morning mimosas, raffles, drawdown, and Marie’s Spirit…


Garden Harvest Dinner 2022 ~ Saturday Aug 13th, 6-10pm

Location: Marie’s Urban Farm & Pantry834 N. Highland Ave. Aurora, IL Enjoy dining Farm to Table ‘al fresco’ outside under a white canopy at sunset. Tour the beautiful gardens and meet Marie’s Pantry Farmers!…


“Christmas In July” Fundraiser ~ Saturday July 23rd, 6-9pm

Location: Ballydoyle Irish Pub, Downtown Aurora Grab friends and family on Saturday, July 23rd  6-9 pm to join us for a “Christmas in July” evening at Ballydoyle Irish Pub in Aurora. Hosted…

The Critical Need for Food Pantries

If you think high prices in the grocery store or gas line are hitting you hard, consider how much inflation must be affecting residents on low and fixed incomes. MORE


2021 Accomplishments!

Now that the hustle and bustle of 2021 is over, and before we get lost in the shuffle of 2022, we want to take a moment to say THANK YOU!  We…