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Food & Toiletries Drive

for The Cupboard

2023-02-19 00:00:00 2023-02-19 23:59:00 America/Chicago Food & Toiletries Drive Bring donations for the library's free pantry, The Cupboard, which supports housing & food-insecure community members. Click for a list of items accepted/not accepted. Donate in the lobby. Downers Grove Public Library -

Sunday, February 19
All day

Add to Calendar 2023-02-19 00:00:00 2023-02-19 23:59:00 America/Chicago Food & Toiletries Drive Bring donations for the library's free pantry, The Cupboard, which supports housing & food-insecure community members. Click for a list of items accepted/not accepted. Donate in the lobby. Downers Grove Public Library -

Bring donations for the library's free pantry, The Cupboard, which supports housing & food-insecure community members. Click for a list of items accepted/not accepted. Donate in the lobby.

Items Accepted:

Canned goods with pull tabs:

  • Fish/chicken Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Pasta sauce
  • Soup/stew 
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Individual microwave rice/pasta
  • Microwave-ready meals (easy mac, cup-o'noodles, etc.)
  • Hamburger/Tuna helper 
  • Crackers
  • Individual packed nuts/trail mix
  • Granola bars
  • Dried fruit
  • Peanut butter
  • Applesauce (pouches or cups)
  • Water bottles
  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Shelf-stable protein drinks
  • Baby food (baby cereal and plastic tubs, no glass jars)
  • Toiletries
    • Travel-sized goods (hair care, lotion, soap, etc.)
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrush
    • Bar soap
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug spray
    • Socks (all sizes)


Items NOT Accepted:

  • Cans without pull tabs
  • Dried pasta
  • Expired goods
  • Refrigerated goods 
  • Fresh produce
  • Baked goods 
  • Glass containers 
  • Previously opened items/damaged packaging
  • Leftovers/pre-made meals

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We're closed Sunday May 26 due to Closed for Memorial Day.
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(Closed for Memorial Day.)

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