Ministries & Outreach
Salem provides volunteers and/or support to many ministries - both local and across the world. Here is a sampling:
Hope Haven, Safe Passage, We Care Pregnancy Center, “Angel Tree” for Avancer House (Genoa), Meals On Wheels, Salem Food Pantry,
Social Justice / Global Missions Team, Sycamore Chamber of Commerce, ELCA World Hunger, and Lutheran World Relief.
Salem Food Pantry
Salem Food Pantry, founded in 2000, is open 9:00-11:45 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday.
The Pantry will be closed Tuesday -- Thursday, July 2-4
Tuesday --Thursday, July 9-11
It serves all DeKalb County residents. Please bring a photo ID like a Driver's License
and a recent bill with your current address on it.
Volunteer opportunities are available and donations of food and paper products are always appreciated. In 2017 the Pantry fed 12,220 individuals across 3,519 family visits.
Salem’s Food Pantry is welcoming volunteers:
Saturdays: 8:15-10:30 a.m.
Help sort and stock food donated by Jewel-Osco.
Saturdays are great times for parents and kids!
Call either: Sue in the office: 815-895-9171
Items we can always use…
Canned Tuna or Chicken
Pasta – noods, short shapes, etc.
1145 DeKalb Avenue
Liz Ezell, Director
Jewel/Osco - Sycamore