Volunteer Opportunities

My Pantry Express has food distribution volunteer opportunities in Northern Illinois throughout the week. From serving our neighbors directly at distributions to helping pack orders at our distribution center in Geneva, please get involved today and help us serve our neighbors!

Food Pantry Volunteer Locations And Days

The following is a list of our food pantry volunteer opportunities for groups or individuals to help with food assistance in the community. If you have any further questions, contact our volunteer coordinator for more information.

DeKalb – Walmart


2300 Sycamore Rd

DeKalb, IL 60115

Days and Times

Tuesdays: 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Thursdays: 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Waukegan – Walmart


3900 Fountain Square Pl.

Waukegan, IL 60085

Days and Times

Tuesdays: 12:30 P.M – 3:00 P.M.

Wednesdays: 12:30 P.M – 3:00 P.M.

DeKalb – NIU School Of Nursing


1240 Normal Rd.

DeKalb, IL 60115

Days and Times

Fridays: 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Rockford – Walmart (Northridge)


3849 Northridge Dr,

Rockford, IL 61114

Days and Times

Mondays: 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Thursdays: 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Great Lakes – Forrestal Elementary School


2833 Washington Ave.

Great Lakes, IL 60088

Days and Times

Wednesdays: 4:30 P.M. – 5:15 P.M.


Volunteer Opportunities Calendar

Each pick-up site needs 5-10 volunteers that will greet neighbors, collect their order from truck and load into their car. A long-term commitment is not required – you can sign up for one shift, multiple, or every week!

Please click here to see what the volunteer experience will be like. Please note, not all sites will have a truck.

Having Trouble Finding A Shift?

If you are interested in volunteering for our My Pantry Express program and were not able to register online on the volunteer calendar, please submit the form. A member of our volunteer team with be in touch to schedule your shift!

You may also contact a Volunteer Coordinator directly – email or call 630-443-6910. Thank you!

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