Here are some of the resources that can connect you to food pantries and soup kitchens in Illinois.

  • Illinois Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens and Homeless Shelters Participating in the EFP/USDA Commodities Program - Provides an alphabetic listing and search form to locate all Illinois Emergency Food Program distribution sites.
  • Feeding Illinois - The State's Food Bank Network. This website will connect you with Illinois locations and food resources.
  • Feeding America - The Nation's Food Bank Network.  This national website will connect you with Illinois locations.
  • Central Illinois Foodbank
    2000 East Moffat Street
    P.O. Box 8228
    Springfield, IL  62791

    Telephone - (217) 522-4022
    FAX - (217) 522-6418 

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Adams, Bond, Brown, Cass, Christian, Effingham, Fayette, Greene, Jefferson, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott and Shelby

  • Eastern Illinois Foodbank
    2405 North Shore
    Urbana, IL 61802

    Telephone - (217) 328-3663

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford. Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Moultrie, Piatt, and Vermilion

  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
    4100 West Ann Lurie Place
    Chicago, IL 60632

    Telephone - (773) 247-3663

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Cook

  • Northern Illinois Foodbank
    273 Dearborn Court
    Geneva, IL 60134

    Telephone - (630) 443-6910

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Boone, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will and Winnebago

  • Peoria Area Foodbank
    711 West McBean
    Peoria, IL 61605

    Telephone - (309) 671-3906

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: DeWitt, Fulton, Livingston, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford

  • River Bend Foodbank
    309 12th Street
    Moline, IL 61265

    Telephone - (309) 764-7434

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Bureau, Carroll, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Jo Daviess, Knox, LaSalle, Lee, McDonough, Marshall, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Warren and Whiteside

  • St. Louis Area Foodbank
    70 Corporate Woods Drive
    Bridgeton, MO 63044-3806

    Telephone - (314) 292-6262 

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Calhoun, Clinton, Franklin, Jackson, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair, Washington, and Williamson

  • Tri-State Foodbank
    801 E. Michigan Avenue
    Evansville, IN 47711

    Telephone - (812) 425-0775

    Food Assistance for income eligible households in the following counties: Alexander, Edwards, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Johnson, Lawrence, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, and White

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