FISH News & Events!
Hunger Knows No Season
FISH of McHenry Food Pantry has been serving our Hungry Neighbors for 42 years. We thank our generous community for their continued support to keep our doors open to serve those in need. With the increase of businesses closing and unemployment rising, FISH is seeing an increase in the number of financially challenged families. Currently, FISH is serving over 700 families per month, approximately 2500 adults and children.
Upcoming Mobile Food Trucks in the Area
The Rotary Club of CL
will be sponsoring a
NIFB Mobile Food Truck at
Main Beach Parking Lot
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL
Friday, May 29th
5 - 7pm until food is gone!
Please bring bags or boxes!
We are pleased to announce FISH Food Pantry is now open on the
3rd Tuesday of each month from 4:30pm - 6:30pm
to address the needs of our clients that work during the day.
This is being offered as an ADDITIONAL OPTION to your monthly distribution NOT an ADDITIONAL SERVICE to your monthly distribution.
The 3rd Tuesday of the next 3 months are:
June 16, 2015
July 21, 2015
August 18, 2015
SNAP (Food Stamp) Outreach Representative at FISH
Do you qualify for a Link Card?
Our SNAP (Food Stamp) Outreach Representative from Northern Illinois Food Bank, Shawnette, will be visiting FISH during our evening pantry hours
from 4:30pm - 6:30pm on
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Please let Shawnette know if you are interested upon arrival & she will assist you in checking SNAP eligibility & submitting electronic applications for an Illinois Link Card.
New! Honor and Memorial Donation Cards Now Available
Honor someone special in your life with one of our new Donation Cards for 2015. The 3 choices available are a HOPE Honor Card, a FISH Heart "In Memory" Card and a FISH Heart "Happy Birthday" Card. When making a donation, please be sure to inform us of the card you have chosen and send the mailing information for the recipient or family of the recipient. Your gift will provide nutritious food to hungry neighbors in our community. Every $10 donated will buy $80 of food from Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Hosting a Food Drive for FISH of McHenry?
FISH: Friends In Service Here
FISH of McHenry is a
501c3 tax-exempt organization
and is eligible to receive
This can be confirmed at
Thank You for Your Support!
Please Mail Donations to: FISH of McHenry
PO Box 282
McHenry, IL 60051
Questions? Call us at 815.344.4717
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:00am - 11:30 am
3rd Tuesday of each Month
4:30pm - 6:30pm
3515 N. Richmond Rd. (Rt. 31)
Come to the stoplight at
the intersection of Route 31
and Johnsburg Rd.
Turn west on Johnsburg Rd.
and follow the road behind the
McHenry Moose Lodge.
FISH is located directly across
the parking lot from the McHenry
Township Senior Services Center.)
Food Drives & Drop Off:
to schedule a drop off at our pantry.
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