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Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry.
September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|AURORA, Ill., Aug. 15, 2023–Wesley United Methodist Church, 14 N. May St. in Aurora, will host a drive-thru groceries and household products distribution by Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry.
The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 2, from noon to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot. The event is a first-come, first-served event. Identification and registration are not required.
In addition to groceries, diapers, formula, baby food and feminine hygiene products are among items to be distributed.
Rebecca Dunnigan, community impact manager at Aurora-based Interfaith, made the announcement.
Volunteers will distribute items from a truck.
Interfaith mobile pantries visit parking lots at churches, schools, libraries and senior and low-income residences. Mobile-pantry partners with Interfaith are Fox Valley Park District and Blessings in a Backpack of Chicago.
Mobile pantries deliver food for 200 families on a first-come basis. Items distributed include granola bars, fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, pasta, pasta sauce, eggs, ground beef, cereal, applesauce, apple juice and box dinners. Additionally, when available, laundry detergent, toilet paper, hand soap, kids’ band aids, hand sanitizer and school supplies are distributed.
Patrons do not need to leave their vehicles to claim food. Pantry volunteers observe pandemic safety procedures when loading bags of groceries and household items valued at $100 into patrons’ vehicles.