· With every dollar donated, we have the buying power of $4 at the Northern Illinois Food Bank

· Become a monthly donor: Fight hunger everyday. We rely on our most loyal friends for support through monthly gifts.

·Make a monetary donation In Honor of a Special Occasion (birthday, anniversary, birth of a child) or In Memory of someone. A letter of acknowledgment of your gift will be sent to you. Please provide the name and address of the intended recipient, so that we may send them a customized message to notify them of your gift. 




One in six Americans is fighting hunger and we need your help to join us in the fight to end their struggle.
Whether you are an individual who wants to help or a company exploring opportunities for a partnership, you can be confident your donations are managed efficiently and effectively to help those in need.

Contact us if you are interested in planning an event/food drive or becoming an Advocate of The Grafton Food Pantry: 847-495-0922 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



For every dollar donated, we have the buying power of $4 at the food bank. Gas cards and, gift cards for local stores are also needed. We are a registered 501 (c ) (3) non-profit organization.

Canned Meats or Fish
(Chicken, Turkey, Ham, Hash, Spam, Salmon, Tuna)

Canned Meals or Boxed Meals(Stew, Pasta with or w/o Meat, Chili, Hamburger Helper)

Canned Soups

Pasta Sauce, Tomatoes/Tomato Sauces

Canned Vegetables

Peanut Butter/Jelly/Honey

Dried or Canned Beans

Dry Cereal/Hot Cereals

Dried Pasta/ Rice/Packaged Potatoes                 

Baking Supplies/Condiments (flour, sugar, corn meal, ketchup, salsa, mustard, BBQ sauce)

Non-Food Items    

Laundry Soap

Dish Detergent

Paper Towels, Kleenex, Toilet Paper

Bath Soap (Bars) 




Household Cleaning Products


Feminine Hygiene Products

Please check the dates on all items prior to donating.
We would also welcome fresh meat, chicken, vegetables and fruit.


Pantry Volunteer Application