Free Food Giveaway Event in Downtown Joliet on May 27

ShareFest Will County and Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant Team Up to
Support Local Families


Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino Tarrant and ShareFest Will County will be hosting a free food giveaway event on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at the Will County Office Building located at 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432. The event will commence at 9 a.m. until noon, or while supplies last.

“This event is open to anyone in need of fresh food,” said County Executive Bertino-Tarrant. “I am extremely thankful to the volunteers at Sharefest Will County who are working to provide nutritional food options to our families at no cost.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to drive up and volunteers will pack their vehicle with groceries in the Will County Office Building parking lot. No registration or pre-approval is required. Attendees are asked to enter the parking lot from Scott Street, which is a one-way street from the south.

“I invite anyone in need of assistance stop by on May 27 for free food and groceries,” said ShareFest Will County Founder Gary Cheney. “Sharefest has been making an impact in our community for over 16 years. I’m proud to be partnering with Will County to host an event in the heart of downtown Joliet.”

ShareFest Will County is asking members of the public to volunteer both at the event and to help pack and sort food in advance. Volunteers can register at