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Seniors In Need

We have been seeing more seniors who are food insecure and need our support. We are extremely proud that – with the help of our volunteers and partners – we have quickly adapted to deliver nutritional boxes to seniors. We are working to expand this delivery program to help meet the growing needs of our…


Playful Learning – Family Fun, Every Day, Anywhere

Playful Learning is a collaborative project that transforms everyday public spaces where families work, play, and live into opportunities for learning. Playful learning takes moments such as waiting for the bus, passing time at the laundromat, or waiting at the doctor’s office and turns them into fun learning experiences for both children and their families. Click…


Pictures from the Garden Harvest Dinner!

Thank you to all that attended the 2021 Garden Harvest Dinner! It was an elegant evening featuring fine dining and music outside for a good cause.  A 5-course menu featuring produce grown with love by Marie’s Urban Farm gardeners. Savor the meal served family-style, with fruits of the vine, craft beer and lemonade! Special thanks to Urban Farm Manager Rob and…


Charity Blooms Renter Resources

Gardening is hard work! The Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry and Charity Blooms have teamed up to inspire growth in the community! We are currently working with volunteers to grow Community gardens.  We teach the process from seed to harvest.  These gardens then supply local food pantries with fresh produce. Here is another way to offer your support to the Marie…


Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry Video (NEW!)

Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry is committed to providing a safe environment for our guests, volunteers, employees and other people who visit our facilities. We are monitoring the coronavirus situation daily and responding accordingly. Click on the image below to view the Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry YouTube Channel!


NCAA Bracket and Fundraiser

Slam dunk on hunger— for a chance to win a TV! Join the Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry’s 2021 NCAA March Madness bracket competition with a $10 donation. First prize wins a chance to win aRoku 4K UHD HDR Smart TVwith wall mount! Sign up, invite your friends, and let the competition begin! Make your via the Marie Wilkinson…


Bag Hunger Campaign

Macy’s in Fox Valley is having a fundraiser for our pantry all month of March.  Rounding up your bill to support our pantry.


Garden Harvest Weekends! Saturday, August 15th and Sunday, August 30th

Saturday, August 15th Lunch and/or DinnerMenu by Chef Anthony Gargano of Osteria Bigolaro Lunch in the Garden ~ 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.4-course Farm Style – Tickets $70 Come enjoy a delicious lunch featuring harvest from the garden served Farm Style. Enjoy music and fun with friends, all for a good cause – Food Rescue for Hunger Relief. Buy Lunch Tickets!…


In the News–Marie’s Spirit Award

Congratulations to 2017’s Spirit Award Recipient, Daniel D. Dolan! See His Acceptance Speech Here!  


In the News–Taste of Fox Valley Fill the Bowls!