Your Online Source For Fresh Groceries In Northern Illinois


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NOW ACCEPTING ORDERS for: DeKalb Walmart (7.25)!
When Can I Place an Order?
Orders are generally placed about one week ahead of time. Find out when your preferred location is open for ordering below!
When Can I Place an Order?
How Do I Place an Order?
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How Do I Place an Order?
Pick Up at DeKalb Walmart on Thursday, July 25th!
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Pick Up at Machesney Park Goodwill on Thursday, July 25th!
Place your order starting Friday 4:30PM!
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Choose Joliet Home Delivery- Friday for July 26th!
Place your order starting Thursday at 11:30AM!
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Pick Up at DeKalb- NIU on Friday, July 26th!
Place your order starting Thursday at 5:30PM!
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My Pantry Express Locations

Pickups and deliveries Are Available At The
Following locations:

For Week of July 22nd: Sites NOW FULL OR ORDER WINDOW CLOSED

July 22nd- rockford walmart

JULY 23RD- WAUKEGAN WALMART, dekalb walmart, grundy morris, kankakee community college, crete faith movers, Sandwich DCCG

jULY 24TH- JOLIET HOME DELIVERY, LAKE COUNTY HOME DELIVERY, waukegan walmart, Forrestal Elementary, Joliet South Suburban Center

July 25th- Geneva home delivery, lake county home delivery, rockford walmart


Date and time are not reserved until checkout is complete.  

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What’s An Online
Food Pantry?

Online food pantries are consumer-facing organizations that help ensure people in need get groceries and other household items. Whether it’s for pick-up or delivery, those in need count on food pantries to give them peace of mind knowing where their next meal will come from.

MPX customer holding box of groceries

Do I Qualify For
Free Groceries?

We understand how tough it can be meeting all your basic needs and decide how to spend money on a tight budget. That’s why eligibility is based on self-identified needs and not restricted based on income, residency, SNAP eligibility, or other criteria.

Family with groceries

Proof In Numbers

MPX started with four sites and is now helping families in nearly 20 sites across Northern Illinois. In 2021, MPX received over 33,000 orders. In 2023, we received over 70,000 orders!

4 Reasons to Choose MPX For Free Groceries

In addition to moving free groceries online, we’ve made shopping at a food pantry a seamless process. When you shop at My Pantry Express:

All Are Welcome

Fresh Groceries

It's secure

Various Items available

MPX neighbors picking up groceries

Food Assistance With
My Pantry Express

Thank you for visiting My Pantry Express sponsored by Northern Illinois Food Bank. We know that hunger can affect anyone in our Northern Illinois communities and that visiting a food pantry is not always an option, whether due to schedules, transportation or other reasons.

My Pantry Express is your online food pantry source in Illinois for groceries when in need.

Our Partners In
The Community

Through our community partners and food banks like Northern Illinois Food Bank, we’re able to reach countless families in Northern Illinois. As we continue to build more relationships, more families will be able to order free groceries from a local online food pantry.

Family with groceries

Donate To A Trusted Illinois Food Pantry

Every donation goes to helping families across Northern Illinois obtain the nutritional foods they need. Make an impact on your community by donating today.

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Volunteer at northern illinois food bank

Interested in serving your community and helping families in need? We’re always looking for volunteers to help with distributions and packing orders at our center in Geneva, Illinois.