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Grace Welcome Center Food Pantry

An example of the dry goods that GWC distributes on a weekly basis

Grace Welcome Center provides vital support to our local Kenosha County, WI community. GWC distributes thousands of pounds of nutritious food to hundreds of families weekly. Our Tuesday distributions feature two convenient options:

Walk-up Two full, easy to carry bags of mixed food items, including fresh dairy and produce, and frozen meat.
Drive-thru One large cardboard box of mixed food items, including fresh dairy and produce, and frozen meat.

How to sign up

Please see the Wisconsin Household Income Eligibility Guidelines to check your status according to your household income.

If you are qualified, please either download an application or fill out the below online application. When you arrive, we will print the application and have it ready for your signature. Please remember to bring proof of your current address, i.e. a current utility bill, phone bill, or lease. If you have additional household members, please bring proof of each household member. i.e. mail, school id or infinite campus, insurance card, or social security card. These must be original paper documents, and not presented on a phone or tablet. These documents are required once per year, but please remember to bring your ID every visit.

You can also fill out an application on site during the Food Pantry distribution, Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Online Application


A proxy is a person designated to pick up food on behalf of an applicant's household. The proxy must bring the ID of the applicant.

Pet in your household?

Don't forget to inquire about the availability of pet food!

Grace Welcome Center Shopping Cart Program

Not only does Grace Welcome Center serve those who don't have cars to drive up, but because of generous donors over the years Grace Welcome Center Pantry has provided many households with carts to make it easier to get their food home. Please inquire about shopping cart availability on site during the food pantry distribution on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.