Volunteers and staff at a My Pantry Express distribution

My Pantry Express has volunteer opportunities throughout the week. From serving our neighbors directly at distributions to helping pack orders at our distribution center in Geneva, please get involved today and help us serve our neighbors!

Locations and days


  • Tuesdays from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at Walmart
    2300 Sycamore Rd. / DeKalb, IL
  • Thursdays from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at Walmart
    2300 Sycamore Rd. / DeKalb, IL
  • Fridays from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at the NIU Nursing School Parking Lot
    1240 Normal Rd. / DeKalb, IL

Lake County

  • Tuesdays from 12:30 – 3:00 PM at Walmart
    3900 Fountain Square Pl. / Waukegan, IL 60115
  • Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:30 PM at Forrestal Elementary
    2833 Washington Ave. / Great Lakes, IL 60088


  • Mondays from 6:30 – 9:00 PM at Walmart
    3902 W Riverside / Rockford, IL 61101

Register online – visit the volunteer calendar!

Each pick-up site needs 5-10 volunteers that will greet neighbors, collect their order from truck and load into their car. A long-term commitment is not required – you can sign up for one shift, multiple, or every week!

Having trouble finding a shift?

If you are interested in volunteering for our My Pantry Express program and were not able to register online on the volunteer calendar, please submit the form below. A member of our volunteer team with be in touch to schedule your shift!

You may also contact a Volunteer Coordinator directly – email or call 630-443-6910. Thank you!

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