Elgin Food Resources

Please click or call each organization for more information. For more resources, please dial 211.



Elgin Area Food Map

The City of Elgin has put together a map which includes all of the open restaurants, stores and resources that are currently avaliable.  To view the map, click here.


School District U-46

During the School Shutdown, the District is providing Free Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

While schools are closed, School District U-46 will be providing free packaged, ready-to-go meals to all children 18 years and younger. For specific dates, times and locations, click here.

U-46 has also created a list of food pantries resources, click here.


The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army helps the community by providing a fresh produce pantry, home goods pantry and more. For information, click here.


Elgin Police Department 

Elgin Police Department The EPD assists seniors who need groceries. For information, call 1-847-289-2700 or call EPD Community Outreach Specialist Cheri Aschenbrenner at 1-847-289-2626.


Senior Services Association 

Senior Services Association: call 1-847-741-0404


Food for Greater Elgin

Food for Greater Elgin invites anyone experiencing financial difficulties to come, register, shop, and choose the food your family enjoys. Food For Greater Elgin hosts a client-choice food distribution four times each week and all households can shop once each week. For information, click here.


Danny's Pizza

Danny’s Pizza: call 1-847-742-5400


McAlister's Deli

McAlister’s Deli: Kids eat free all during March with the purchase of one entrée.


Elgin Fresh Market

The Elgin Fresh Market is offering early shopping exclusively to people age 65 and older and to people with physical handicaps from 8 to 9 am Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For information about Elgin Fresh Market locations, click here.


Northern Illinois Food Bank

The Northern Illinois Food Bank provides 1,000 seniors with shelf-stable boxes through the Senior Box Program and operates several food pantries. Click to find out more information

For more resources, please dial 211.