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The Pantry is an important service for residents whose incomes do not cover all their needs. Its shelves offer a variety of canned and packaged food, useful paper goods, and toiletry items for all ages. A freezer is stocked with vegetables, meat, poultry, and nutritious frozen dinners.

Why the NT Food Pantry?

The Food Pantry is open to qualified residents of New Trier Township, which includes the villages of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, and Glencoe, plus portions of Glenview and Northfield. In order to qualify for assistance, a social worker meets with the individual making the request and determines if they are eligible for assistance. At that time, the social worker can also inform the individual of other assistance programs.

How can you help:

1) Donate:

Whether it is a few cans from your pantry or you picked up a few extra items while doing your personal grocery shopping, individual donations are always welcome. A list of “current most needed” items is available at or by calling the Township office at 847-446-8202. Monetary donations can also be made to the Angel Fund, a registered 501 (c) 3 organization. One hundred percent of the donated funds are used to assist those in need.

2) Volunteer:

We could not accomplish our work without the dedication, reliability and compassion of our incredible volunteers. Whether you have an hour a week, a few hours a month, you can make a difference.

3) Help Spread the Word:

Many people are not aware of the New Trier Township Pantry. Tell them about the pantry.


The Food Pantry is located in the New Trier Township office at 739 Elm Street in Winnetka.

New Trier Food Pantry Map


For more information, please contact Christ Church member Mary Anderson at 847-441-9314.

Christ Church Comments:

This is a great organization, selected for support by Episcopal Charities and reviewed and supported by Christ Church Benevolence.

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