Downers Grove Area FISH, Inc. is a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization.  Your tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated.  You may mail contributions to 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, Il 60515



Can you spend a few hours a week helping your neighbors?  FISH has many volunteer opportunities, such as:

  • Food Pantry volunteer
  • Clothes Closet volunteer
  • Phone volunteer
  • Medical appointment driver
  • Van driver.
    Please call 630-964-7776 to get more information about volunteer opportunities.

Food Donations

  • Food donations that are in-date and unopened are always needed.
  • Peanut Butter, jelly, peas, soups, stews, and cereals, especially large sizes are always in short supply
  • Kitchen and bathroom supplies are always needed  Food and supplies may be dropped  off on Monday or Friday from 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM or by appointment.  630-964-7776

How To Help

There are many ways to improve the lives of those of our neighbors who need help.  Whether you become a volunteer, a food or clothing donor or can help financially,  your contribution will go directly to help families in our towns.

Clothing Donations

  • New or gently used clean clothing for men, women or children are welcome
  • Clothing may be dropped off on Monday or Friday from 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM or by appointment. 630-964-7776


While much of the food we distribute is donated, we always need to purchase additional food from the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Funds for emergency assistance are always needed. You can donate online by clicking below,