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.

"Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it."

(Hebrews 13:2)

Salem Food Pantry

Salem Food Pantry, founded in 2000, is open 9:00-11:45 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday. It serves all DeKalb County residents. 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…
Peanut Butter
Canned Tuna or Chicken
Canned Stew/Hash
Instant potatoes
White Rice
Oatmeal
Pasta – noods, short shapes, etc.

Hours
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 9:00-11:45 a.m.
Contact
Salem Food Pantry
1145 DeKalb Avenue
815-895-9171
Liz Ezell, Director
Partner
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jewel/Osco - Sycamore