Thank you to the Barrington Library & Barrington Bank and the Extraordinary Readers! We appreciate the $500 donation to our food pantry!

Left to Right: Jacqueline Stephens, Barrington Township Administrative Assistant; John Haniotes, BB&T Senior VP of Government Funds & Municipal Lending; Hayley Schommer, Young Adult and Programming Librarian, Sam Adams-Lanham, Community Engagement Librarian, Amy P. Nykaza, Barrington Township Supervisor 

Food Pantry Wish List(as of March 17, 2020)

Cooking oil
Spices (cinnamon, pepper, salt, cayenne)
Lemon juice

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. 

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

  • Please call for an appointment M-F 9am-12pm
  • 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.
  • Appointment times are available M-F 9am to 12pm

Barrington Township Food Pantry COVID-19 Procedures for donations:

  • Please call for an appointment for instructions for food drop off M-F 9am -12pm.
  • 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-F 9am -12pm.

Monetary donations can be made payable to:  

Barrington Township Food Pantry

* We cannot accept homemade goods


rules and information

Township Office

(847) 381-5632

602 S. Hough Street, Barrington, IL  60010

ALL COVID-19 Information Can Be Found on the Events & News Page on this Website

 Due to COVID-19 concerns we are not allowing people in the food pantry. Pre-bagged groceries are being supplied for appointment pick up only.  These rules are subject to change. Updated as of 4/1/20.