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Doing The Most to Fight Hunger

Every day The Salvation Army helps cure hunger by providing nutritious meals to neighbors in need.

To keep our clients, staff, and volunteers safe, and in accordance with local and state guidelines, programs and services at The Salvation Army Aurora Corps Community Center are modified until further notice. Food pantry operates every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. One family at a time is served in the building's entryway, and clients are encouraged to maintain safe social distancing if there is a line.

For the most up-to-date information, please contact us at 630-897-7265. 

Click here to learn more about local and national Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts.


59% of people seeking food assistance choose between paying for food and paying rent or mortgage.

Each night in the U.S., 17.4 million families go to bed hungry. An additional 6.9 million families experience very low food security. That means they don't always know where their next meal is coming from.

"I'm thankful for the fresh food pantry. My family gets a meal every night with fresh produce."

Families should not have to choose between healthy food and paying rent. The Salvation Army provides more than 156,000 nutritious meals for seniors, children and families in the U.S. every day.

The Salvation Army fights hunger in our community through:

Every day we're providing meals to children in Head Start, families in shelters, people living on the streets, and those unsure of where their next meal will come from.

Food Pantry
The Salvation Army's food pantry provides shelf-stable pantry items, bread, cereal, meat and other household necessities. The pantry is open every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Holiday Meals
The Salvation Army provides Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for families unable to create a special meal themselves. We host homemade dinners at our facility and provide a Christmas dinner box to families enrolled in the Angel Tree program. 

Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center at 630-897-7265, find a location near you, or learn more online.

How You and Your Family Can Help
Homelessness is an issue plaguing cities and neighborhoods across the country. Here are some ideas for how to talk with your children about homelessness, how you can help fight poverty, and what you can do to make an impact in your community.

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