Marengo Area Food Pantries
We have two food pantries in the Marengo/Union Area:
M.O.R.E. (Marengo Area Outreach Enterprises)
829 Greenlee Street
Marengo, IL 60152
Hours of operation: Wednesdays, 9:00a.m. until noon for walk-ins
Thursdays, 4:00p.m. till 6:00p.m. by appointment
Emergency Financial Assistance for Marengo High School District residents is available one time a year for the following:
ComEd electric or NICOR gas: only for prior notice to disconnect bills
City Water bill with notice of disconnection of service
Rental Assistance for a 5-day notice to vacate
Some RX prescriptions which are not covered by insurance
Gasoline voucher only for a verified appointment
No cash is ever given out.
The Sharing Center
First Presbyterian Church
203 W. Washington Street
Marengo, IL 60152
Hours of operation: Tuesday 12:30p.m. - 2:30p.m.
Serving all McHenry County Residents
For more Food Pantries in the area:
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children):
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