Monetary Donations

Monetary donations are needed and appreciated. We do not pay sales tax, and through our cooperative buying power with the Northern Illinois Food Bank we can turn $1 into $8 worth of food.

You can donate in the following ways:
1. CASH
In person during the hours of operation or during one of our food drives.
2. CHECK
Please make your check payable to the Batavia Food Pantry and mail to: 100 Flinn St., Batavia IL 60510
3. PAYPAL
Please click on the “Donate” button below or on the top right of any page and you will be directed to the PayPal website where you can complete your donation.




Food Donations

Most Needed Foods 

  • Fruit Juice
  • Cereal
  • Applesauce
  • Ketchup, Mustard and Mayo
  • Salad Dressing
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cooking Oil
  • Spaghetti Sauce (Jar)
  • White Rice
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Plain Pasta
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Sugar Free Foods
  • Baby Food and Formula

Canned Food Needs

  • Canned Stew
  • Canned Chili
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Beans (Kidney, Black, Garbanzo)
  • Soups
  • Tomato Paste
  • Tuna/Seafood
  • Chicken/Turkey
  • Canned Pasta (Spaghettios, Raviolis)

Other Food Needs

  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Gelatin/Pudding Mixes
  • Dried Beans
  • Cereals
  • Pancake Mix
  • Pancake Syrup
  • Boxed Dinner Mixes
  • Crackers
  • Spices
  • Salsa
  • Cake Mixes
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Broth
Household Item Donations
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish Detergents
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Napkins
  • Tissues
  • Kitchen Garbage Bags (13 Gallon)
  • Ziploc Bags (All Sizes)
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Wax Paper
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cleaning Products
Personal Item Donations

Personal Care Items

  • Bars of Bath Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Disposable Razors
  • Deodorant/Antiperspirant
  • Toothbrushes
  • Tooth Paste
  • Feminine Hygiene Products (Pads, Tampons)
  • Wipes
  • Diapers (All sizes, including pull ups and adult diapers)
Special Holidays/Occasions
  • Birthday Boxes
  • Easter Baskets
  • Christmas Stockings
  • Gift Certificates
  • Back to School bags

These are some ideas; if you are looking for projects for your group or just want to do something different. Please call the Pantry for ideas and suggestions.

The work of the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry would not be possible without the support of its volunteers and generous donors. Donations may be dropped off during our regular hours of operation or by special arrangement.

As a registered 501(c)(3) charity, all donations to the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry are tax deductible. The BIFP Form 990 and the Independent Accountant’s Report are available upon request.

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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