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Your donation to Schaumburg Township is greatly appreciated. Thank you!


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In-Kind Donations:

Food Pantry

Welfare Services accepts in-kind food, household and personal items to fill pantry shelves. The Township is equipped to store fresh, frozen and shelf-stable items. We accept all food groups and encourage diverse and inclusive items to support our entire community.

Donations can also be shipped to the Township. Check out the Township’s Amazon Wishlist to see most needed items:

The most common needed food pantry items:

  • Canned meats
  • Canned pasta
  • Soup
  • Juice
  • Snacks and crackers
  • Baking items
  • Tomato products
  • Paper goods
  • Hygiene products

Drop off hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30-5pm. After 5pm Monday-Thursday, non-perishable donations can be left with the security guard at the main entrance. Donations are not accepted after 5pm at the north entrance. Please do not leave donations outside the door as it attracts animals.


Monetary Donations:

At the Township of Schaumburg all monetary donations are collected through the Schaumburg Township Foundation (501 (c)3).

Ways to Donate:

  • Donate online by clicking the following link:
  • Donate in-person or via mail to One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates IL 60169. Checks should be written to “Schaumburg Township Foundation” and should designate which department you’d like the donation to go to in the memo section. It is NOT recommended to mail cash. If you’d like to donate cash, please bring it to the appropriate Township Department and staff will process your donation.
  • Employers can match donations to the Foundation through third party organizations like Benevity. Ask your employer if this is an option!

Departments to Donate to:

  • Food Pantry accepts monetary donations throughout the year to support the donation-based pantry. The Township Food Pantry is client choice, which gives residents the opportunity to select food based on their household need. Monetary donations make collaborating with partners like the Greater Chicago Food Depository, local retailers and farms possible. They allow us to fill our shelves when community in-kind donations cannot. More information on the Food Pantry can be found by clicking this link:
  • Disability & Senior Services helps residents with disabilities and older adults (55+) navigate benefit programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as offer support, referrals and information regarding utilities, food insecurity, transportation and more. They also provide low to no-cost educational and recreational programming opportunities. Financial donations provide support to address needs not covered by other programming and program fee assistance to clients unable to afford programs.  Learn more about services offered to people with disabilities by clicking this link: and services for seniors by clicking this link:
  • Transportation offers low-cost rides for seniors (age 55+) and people with permanent disabilities (age 18+) who reside within Schaumburg Township. Monetary donations can be used to help fund rides for residents who cannot afford them. More information on Transportation Services can be found by clicking this link:
  • Welfare Services offers resident support, referrals and information addressing basic needs not covered by other Welfare Services programming. Clients will work with a caseworker to determine eligibility and need. Learn more about Welfare Services by clicking this link:
  • General Fund– If you are unsure which department to donate to or you don’t mind which department your donation supports, you can choose the general fund. General funds will be used for all Township Departments as needed.
  • Seasonal Programming– Periodically throughout the year the Township will add special seasonal programs to support the needs of our residents. Some examples are Pack the Bus, Coats for Kids, Adopt-A-Family and more.

Schaumburg Township Foundation


To assure fiscal accountability regarding monetary donations to the Township of Schaumburg for assistance to township residents.


The Schaumburg Township Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization established to manage and compassionately direct donations for financial assistance to residents where needed.

About the Foundation:

The Schaumburg Township Foundation was established by the Township’s Board of Trustees to address the incredible generosity of residents. The Foundation guides donations from donors to various township departments providing direct support to residents experiencing hardship.

The Schaumburg Township Foundation meets once a month and is presently organized with a Board of five Directors including a president, treasurer and secretary. The following individuals comprise the current Board:


President – Bob Vinnedge
Treasurer – Julie Bosshart
Secretary – John Caporale
Director   – Bob Bernas
Director   – Marilyn Karr


All donations, large or small make a difference in the lives of people and are gratefully accepted. And, so you know, 99% of your donations go to those in need.