The above pictures are of the new (2013) vegetable garden. A garden operated by our volunteers for the opportunity to have fresh vegetables for those that visit the pantry.
The Lisle Township Food Pantry is operated for the benefit of township residents who are in need. It is our goal that no person goes hungry. The pantry is staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers. Some, with over twenty years of service to our township. The director of the program is Lois Biggins. She can be reached at 630-968-2087 ext 16. The Lisle Township pantry is located at 4711 Indiana Ave, Lisle Il. It is on the East end of the building.
Through partnerships with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, area businesses, civic groups, and individuals, the pantry can boast about having resources for its clients.
Friends for Lisle Township is a not-for-profit organization that supports the food purchases of the Lisle Township Food Pantry. As a registered 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, monetary donations to Friends for Lisle Township are tax deductible. Make checks payable to Friends for Lisle Township. Checks can be mailed to Friends for Lisle Township, 943 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville 60540 or delivered to the township office.
Lisle Township Food Pantry Distribution Information and Requirements
Who: Any person who meets the financial requirement of national poverty guidelines and resides within the boundaries of Lisle Township
Monthly Income cannot exceed 1 person $1,771.00
Additional person(s) Add $620.00 ea
27-Day Emergency Food Disbursement
Approx 15-20 lbs, frozen meats, pastas, vegetables
1 bag of mixed commodities, canned goods, etc.
Extras as available
Hours, Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30-10:30 or 2:00-4:00
Please call 24 hours in advance to alert the pantry of your intentions to pick up your “27 day pick up” 630-968-2087
(This call does not mean you are making an appointment. Appointments are not required to pick up food. However, by calling 24 hours in advance, it allows the pantry volunteers to prepare your commodities so you will not have an extended time when visiting)
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
11:00 AM sharp. Register between 10:30 and 10:59 AM
An example of products available
Fresh Baked Bread
Packaged Sliced Bread
Fresh Baked Bakery Goods (cakes, pies, cookies)
Other Miscellaneous Items
(You may attend any and ALL days. No phone call is needed, as food is available by client selection)
In both cases, bring ID and proof of residency
Any Government issued document with picture and name
Proof of Residency is (must supply one)
Current Utility Bill (no more than 90 days old)
Page 1 of a current lease or mortgage statement
Current Tax Statement
Declaration of being homeless
Bring boxes or shopping bags for perishable pantry, we are unable to supply at this time.