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DeKalb School District Food Pantry (Barb Food Mart) New Location

DeKalb School District Food Pantry (Barb Food Mart) New Location

The DeKalb School District’s food pantry is moving from Huntley Middle School. Beginning on Thursday, July 29, Barb Food Mart’s new home will be Chesebro Elementary School, 900 E. Garden Street in DeKalb. Barb Food Mart will continue to be open every week on Thursdays between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

The pantry’s final food distribution day at Huntley is on July 14. The pantry is closed on July 22.
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Barb Food Mart serves families with children in DeKalb schools. Those using the pantry must register every year, either online at www.barbfoodmart.com or by contacting the office of the school attended by a child. Send questions to barbfoodmart@d428.org.
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At Chesebro, food will continue to be distributed outdoors with curbside pickup for those who drive up to the front door at the Garden Street entrance. Walk-up pickup will be available for those who park in the parking lot accessed off Taylor Street and walk to the entrance. Wagons will be available to help people carry food boxes to cars.

Beginning on July 28, donations of food and personal care items may be dropped off at Chesebro using the Garden Street entrance. Donation times are Wednesdays between 1:00-2:30 p.m. and Thursdays between 9:00-10:30 a.m. Beginning July 26, mail monetary donations to Chesebro Elementary School, 900 E. Garden St., DeKalb, IL 60115. Do not mail or drop off donations at Huntley at this time.

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