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Taste of Fox Valley Fill the Bowls! 2017

Thank you, Fox Valley Restaurants! Get Your Tickets! We’re Excited for Our Taste of Fox Valley Fill the Bowls! A Thank You to Our Generous Restaurants for Their Commitment: Taste of Fox Valley Fill the Bowls Sponsor Shout-Out! Information on Sponsoring Taste of Fox Valley Fill the Bowls!


In the News, Matching Pallet

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In the News, Exciting Plans for our East-side Pantry


In the News, Pantry Upgrades


In the News, Gentle Spirit

See the original article in Beacon News > New book honors ‘Mother of Aurora’ Kathleen Snow (left) looks through the new book she compiled, “Gentle Spirit: Memoirs by Marie Wilkinson,” with Quad County Urban League President Theodia Gillespie at a birthday/anniversary party held recently in Marie Wilkinson’s honor at Leland Legends in downtown Aurora. (Fernando…


Kane County Farm Bureau’s 16th Annual Food Check-Out Challenge

From the Kane County Chronicle: Shopping spree: Waubonsee president, state senator participate in annual event Waubonsee president participates in annual event Published: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 9:16 a.m. CST By CHRIS WALKER – [email protected] Caption: Waubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek runs with her cart during the Kane County Farm Bureau’s 15th annual Food Check-out Challenge at…


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Beautiful work!  Thank you so much to the students and staff of Metea Valley High School as well as the other area schools who volunteered their time to our pantries or local human service organizations for Day of Service. MVHS also presented us with a check for $1,000! Wow!


Giving Tuesday in The News

Source: Giving Tuesday a guilt-free way to spend Denise Crosby at the Aurora Beacon-News wrote a beautiful article about Giving Tuesday for #ILGive.  Check out her wonderful video too! #ILGive Multiply your compassion! Each $1 gives us $8 of buying power with 97% of donations benefiting our Food Program! (according to our last audit) So many more families will find peace of mind, so…

Motorized Pallet Truck – Thank you ALTA Equipment Company

Thank you ALTA Equipment Company! We are thrilled to have been donated a refurbished Electric Pallet Jack ~ Thanks to ALTA Equipment Company! When Ande Abbott stopped in at ALTA Equipment a few months ago to inquire about an electric pallet jack ~ Mark was on the lookout to help us out. Growing up in…

Authors Needed to Complete Marie Wilkinson’s Book

From Aurora Beacon-NewsJuly 3, 2016 By Denise Crosby One of my most precious possessions was picked up at an estate sale. But it wasn’t the estate sale of just anyone. It was at the home of Aurora’s beloved matriarch, Marie Wilkinson, which was opened to the public after her death in August 2010 to give the community…