Food Pantry & Mobile Food Pantry

The Vernon Township Food Pantry provides nutritionally balanced food to township individuals and families who are in need of assistance. The Food Pantry is a community project supervised by the Township. Access the 2019 Food Pantry Days (PDF). 

Donating to the Food Pantry

The Food Pantry consists of fresh, frozen and non-perishable foods donated by the community for residents in need. Along with donations of fresh, frozen and non-perishable foods, gift cards to local grocery stores and cash donations are accepted. View a list of most needed items (PDF).

State Services

Food stamps can be applied for at the Illinois Department of Human Services by calling 847-336-5212 or accessing the online application

The Northern Illinois Food Bank maintains a Mobile Pantry, which visits Vernon Township. Please access the 2019 Mobile Food Pantry Flyer (PDF).