Ways to Reach Out To Our Community

In a time of anxiety and social distancing, what can we do to be the Church for those in need? Here are a few ways for our Grace UMC Community can be the hands and feet of Christ while remaining safe. We are inviting the members of Grace Church to consider making a monetary donation or ordering items from any of the organizations' immediate needs from Amazon Smile (which gives back to the church with each purchase) have them sent directly to the organization of your choice. Grace supports all year round but right now they need our help.  


Here are a few ways for our Grace UMC Community can be the hands and feet of Christ while remaining safe. 

New! Fox Valley Restore Location
A good deal for you. A great way to give back. Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStores are non-profit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used name brand items like furniture, appliances, flooring, cabinetry, tiles, home renovation items, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Proceeds are used to support the mission of Fox Cities Habitat to help build strength, stability, self-reliance and shelter in the Fox Cities area.
Click here for more information.


Food Pantry Collection

Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry in Aurora (September Food Pantry Collection)
Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry Mission: To help end local hunger by ensuring that everyone has access to enough nourishing food, thereby helping our overall community stay healthy and productive.
Click on here to see the most immediate needs.
Click here to make a monetary donation.


Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry in Naperville 
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry Mission: To provide healthy food and impactful programs to promote self-sufficiency.
Click on here to see the most immediate needs.
Click here to make a monetary donation.


Common Food Pantry in Chicago 
Common Pantry Mission: Meets the emergency needs of our local community by providing healthy food, kinship and support to help overcome poverty-related challenges.
Click on here to see the most immediate needs.
Click here to make a monetary donation.

Contact Elaine Dugan (elainedugan4@gmail.com) for questions about any of the Food Pantry Organizations.

Hesed House, Aurora
Hesed House's mission: To feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless and give people the chance to hope again.
Click on here to see the most immediate needs.
Click here to make a monetary donation.

Contact Larry Hartman (lehartman@sbcglobal.net) for questions about Hesed House

Kids Above All (formerly Childserv)
Kids Above All Mission: To protect, heal and educate children and families so they can build better lives. Kids Above All has group home locations in Naperville, Lisle, Downers Grove. Click on here to see the most immediate needs on Amazon. Note: Please use this below address to ship your Amazon purchases to Kids Above All: ATTN: Shenekia Stimage, Kids Above All, 1260 Iroquois, Suite 102, Naperville, IL 60563
Click here to make a monetary donation.