The Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry is a not-for-profit 501(C)(3) organization founded by various churches. Its purpose is to serve the needs of our community. Those who have lost a job, are underemployed, disabled, homeless or just have a need may come to the pantry for food and household supplies.

When you have time, please volunteer.
When you have extra, please share.
FOOD: a list of most needed items is below.
CLOTHING: all sizes, all ages, including XXL
MONETARY DONATIONS: Every dollar counts.
A $1 donation buys $8 of food from the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
When you are in need, please come.

Reverse Advent Calender
Download a copy of our Reverse Advent Calendar and support us throughout the Christmas Season.

Current Needs

(For a more detailed list please see Donations on the Donate Page)

  • Cereal
  • Fruit Juice
  • Canned Stew
  • Canned Chili
  • Pancake Mix
  • Syrup
  • Plain Pasta
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • White Rice
  • Condensed Soup (vegetable, chicken noodle)
  • Ready to Eat Soups (all types)
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Ketchup and Mustard
  • Salad Dressing (Ranch and Italian)
  • Packaged Potatoes (Mashed, Scalloped)
  • Bars of Bath Soap
  • Kitchen Garbage Bag (13 gallon)
  • Ziplock Bags – all sizes
  • Paper Napkins
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Paper Towels
  • Baby Food – all stages
  • Baby Formula
  • Applesauce
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Sugar
  • Cooking oil
  • Tomato Paste
  • Spaghetti Sauce (jar)
  • Canned Beans (Garbanzo, Black, Kidney)
  • Canned Fruit (all types)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Strawberry and Grape Jelly
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Chicken
  • Bodywash
  • Disposable Razors
  • Deodorant/Antiperspirant
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes (medium)
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Feminine Products (pads/tampons)

Events 2017

May 13 – USPS “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive

June 11 — ET Batavia Triathlon — 50 volunteers needed. Signup here today.

Jul – tbd – Food Sharing Days Trader Joe’s

August 6
4:00 – 6:30 pm
Farm to Table Batavia Community Dinner
net proceeds to go to the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and Clothes Closet. Here are the details.

Back to School – lunchbox theme promo

National Hunger Awareness Month – Display at Library
tbd – Food Sharing Days (location? Walmart in 2016)
ABATE – Toy and Food Drive
Bat Fest (Batavia MainStreet)

PrintThe Fox & Turkey Run
Nov. 23

Nov. 26 – Festival of Lights (Batavia Park District)

Contact Us

If you have a question or wish to volunteer send us an email and we will get back to you asap.

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