Volunteer Today!

Come experience the joy of giving back to your community!  Volunteer shifts are available Monday - Friday.

Volunteer Location: 834 N. Highland Ave. (Marie's West Pantry).

Monday         9:00 am - 3:00 pm  Sort donations, stock shelves
Wednesday   9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sharing food - West Pantry
Thursday       9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sort donations, stock shelves
Friday            9:00 am - 4:30 pm  Sharing Food - West Pantry
Saturday       9:00 am - 12:00 pm Sharing Food - East Pantry

West Pantry Location: 834 N. Highland Ave. Aurora, IL
East Pantry Location: 801 Zeigler Ave. Aurora, IL

Contact: [email protected] or call #(630) 897.5431

Shorter 2-3 hour shifts are avialable! All support is needed and appreciated.

Marie's Pantry Volunteers are the backbone of our compassionate community, sharing healthy produce, deli, dairy, frozen meat and baked goods with households in need.  Group volunteer visits are welcome!

Volunteers also help organize and host incredible fundraising events throughout the year, such as "Garden Harvest Dinner" in August, and "Fill the Bowls - Taste of Fox Valley" in October.

What do Marie's Pantry Volunteers do?

  • Share Food with guests on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday
  • Drive Food Rescue vans to grocery stores
  • Stock shelves and unload donations
  • Community garden care
  • East High Student Food Day
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations
  • Host a food drive with neighbors

Volunteer at Marie Wilkinson Pantry & Gardens

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

Marie's West Pantry - 834 N. Highland Ave. Aurora

Marie's East Pantry - 801 Zeigler Ave. Aurora

Marie's on Fourth St. (Church - Iglesia Carismatica Jesucristo es la Verdad) - 551 4th St. Aurora

Volunteer at Marie's Pantry, Farm & Gardens!


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.

Based on 61 reviews
Renee T. Chambliss
Renee T. Chambliss
My first time at this place and the staff were really nice and I received some quality items. I will be back.
Stacy Speaks
Stacy Speaks
Great community food pantry very clean and friendly
Professional and courteous staff members which is outstanding! You never want to be down on your luck, but if you are, you'll be greeted with a face mask and open arms. A great program which is very well ran.
Vanessa Liveris
Vanessa Liveris
Awesome tour by Diane Renner. The facility has such a warm and homey feeling. They do so much for the community.
Gave good meat n groceries Awesome.