Bags of Hope was founded in January 2016, and has been providing backpacks full of non-perishable food to students in the Joliet, Lockport, and Plainfield communities ever since. Located in Joliet, Illinois, BoH hosts scores of volunteers as well as area civic organizations.  In addition, BoH partners with schools in multiple districts throughout the area.

Non-perishable donations accepted during normal business hours at multiple locations throughout Will County (locations identified on the map below).  ONLINE donations are always accepted and can be made by clicking DONATIONS above.