Serving Des Plaines since 1971

Hunger Knows No Season 

***As of July 15, we are in need of summer clothing for men, women (especially PLUS sizes) and children (sizes 2-12) . Clothing must be clean and in good condition.  We also need bed linens and towels.***

We are in serious need of SIZE 4 & 5 baby diapers and Adult Pull-Ups  (Size Large & X-Large) 

 We are gearing up for August when we distribute school supplies to our client children in grades K-!2.    We especially need filler paper - wide ruled and college ruled.

Since May 2012 the pantry is no longer accepting housewares.  We are still accepting NEW bed pillows as well as clean, gently used sheets and towels.  Please donate your other housewares to The Frisbie Senior Center Resale Shop, Goodwill Store at Lee and Oakton or the Salvation Army. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE DONATIONS OUTSIDE OUR DOORDonations left outside will be disposed of. Squirrels, etc. have gotten into donations left outside and ruined them.

600 E. Algonquin 

Des Plaines, IL  60016

Office:  847-375-1443  


Drop off hours:  Monday & Tuesday   9 AM - noon

                        Saturday  9 AM-10 AM

 Client Hours:   Tuesday   12:30 PM - 3 PM

                        Saturday  10 AM - noon

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