Making Donations of Food, PAYPAL, Credit Cards, Check  or Cash

How do I make a credit card donation to the Food Pantry?

We accept secure credit card payments through paypal.

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 What is the best way to contribute to the Food Pantry – cash or food?

Donations of cash or food are welcome.  Cash donations give us some flexibility to purchase items we need and to take advantage of special purchasing opportunities.


 How do I make a cash or check donation to the Food Pantry?  

You can mail a cash donation or check to:

United Churches of Galena Food Pantry

PO Box 6401

Galena, IL 61036

Or you can specifically designate a donation to the Food Pantry through the regular collection at any United Churches of Galena member church. 

 How can I make a donation of food items?

Unopened, commercially packaged food that is within its expiration date is accepted at the Food Pantry during normal hours on Distribution Days or through any Galena church.  

Please – Do not bring any food to 219 Summit St. Galena when the Food Pantry is not open.

 Are my donations tax deductible?

The United Churches of Galena is a registered 501 (c) (3) public charity.  Contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by the IRS.


Will I receive an acknowledgement of my contribution?

Yes.  Please provide your mailing address.  If an email acknowledgement is acceptable, please give us your email address.