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Community Food Pantries

Here is a list of other food pantries located within DeKalb County (Note: Always call to verify before visiting, as many sites close for holidays and other events).

Bethlehem Feed My Sheep

1915 N. First Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-3203

Hours

Monday, 3-5 p.m.
Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Note: If transportation is a barrier, students may contact campuspastor@graceplaceniu.com to arrange for a box of food to be picked up at Grace Place.

Northern Illinois Food Bank
Registration is required. You must submit the order three business days before the pick-up date

Hours

Friday, 5-6:30 p.m.
Parking is available in the NIU School of Nursing on Normal Road lot.

DeKalb County has three different pick-up days/times/locations, including the NIU School of Nursing parking lot.

Additional Food Pantry Locations

Additional food pantries may also be operating in DeKalb during this time. Always call first to make sure they are open.

Food Pantries in Region

Food Pantries Beyond DeKalb

At Feeding America, you can type in your zip code and see a listing of food pantries in your area.

Programs

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families. The USDA Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits.

Additional Assistance

Contact the Center for Student Assistance at StudentAssistance@niu.edu or 815-753-8300 to get connected to food assistance through Campus Dining and other local resources.

Contact Us

Huskie Food Pantry
Chick Evans Field House
815-753-1421
communityservice@niu.edu

Hours of Operation

Thursday, 5-7 p.m.

The Huskie Food Pantry is closed from Dec. 11, 2020 - Jan. 13, 2021. We will resume normal business hours Jan. 14, 2021.