Barrington Township Food Pantry COVID-19 Procedures for people in need of food:

  • Please call for an appointment, available Monday through Thursday, 9 am-3 pm only.
  • You will need to give name, address, phone number and number of people (ages) in the household.
  • Recipients will be able pick up a generous bag of pantry food items. Please note: Suggestions for needed items are accepted however, may not be available.

Barrington Township Food Pantry COVID-19 Procedures for donations:

  • Please call for an appointment or for instructions for food drop off Monday through Thursday, 9 am - 3 pm.
  • Non-perishable pantry donations are accepted, (no homemade or expired items please).
  • Please consider making a monetary or gift card donations. Monetary donations can be made to Barrington Township Food Pantry. Gift cards from local restaurants are an excellent way to support our local businesses and by donating them to the pantry, it is a win-win! For a complete list of local restaurants open for take out or delivery please go to the Barrington Chamber of Commerce site, We ALWAYS welcome grocery store and gas station gift cards too. Monetary gifts and gift cards can be mailed to Barrington Township Food Pantry, 602 S. Hough St., Barrington, IL 60010. To drop off in person, please call for an appointment

        M through Thursday, 9 am - 3 pm.

Monetary donations can be made payable to:  

Barrington Township Food Pantry

* We cannot accept homemade goods


rules and information

602 S. Hough Street, Barrington, IL  60010

 Due to COVID-19 concerns, pre-bagged groceries are being supplied

for appointment pick up only.  Updated as of January 1, 2021.

Click the flyer for more details on this program.  Please note:  The icons for DoorDash, GrubHub and UberEats on the flyer are CLICKABLE. When you click on them you will be taken to the respective website.

(847) 381-5632

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Township Office

Food Pantry Wish List(as of January 1, 2021)

This month we would like to focus in on cleaning supplies that our pantry patrons needs:

  • January 2021 - Cleaning supplies* – laundry detergent, paper towels, kitchen and bathroom cleaners

Here are some commonly needed items in our pantry by category:
Meats, fish and protein –ham or chicken, beef stew, peanut butter
Fruits and vegetables – 100% fruit juice, canned fruits (pineapple is a favorite)
Grains – cereal, rice, oats
Special diet foods – gluten-free, low-sugar, low-sodium, vegetarian/vegan
Personal care products* – shampoo, deodorant, soap, diapers, toilet paper, paper towels,  toothpaste, lotions and lip balm

* For food safety reasons, personal care items and cleaning supplies need to be kept separate from food items. No glass containers, perishable items (except produce) or home-canned foods, please!

Gift cards to local grocery stores

We are accepting donations for our food pantry, please call ahead to make arrangements for drop off of the non-perishable food.  If you would like to donate a gift card or make a monetary donation, please call us at (847) 381-5632 to make those arrangements. We are encouraging those that would like to donate, please consider purchasing gift cards from our local restaurants to help our small businesses & donate them to the pantry. We are always grateful for Jewel, Heinen’s and gas gift cards.

If you are in need of food, please contact us and make an appointment to pick up a pre packed bag of pantry items.