Their mission is to alleviate food insecurity in our community one family at a time by providing them with one week’s worth of nutritious groceries. They offer evening pantry hours for clients to visit after regular hours of work. The service also promotes childhood literacy by giving each child three books to take home; it also provides the children with crafts and activities. 

1203 W. Green St. Urbana, IL 61801 Contact: 217-344-1120 Service Hours: Every Thursday, 5:00 pm to 7:00pm, Website: http://wesleypantry.org/about.html 

  • Wesley Food Pantry at Parkland 

2400 W Bradley Avenue, Champaign IL 61821 Service Hours: Every Wednesday, 1:00pm- 3:00 pm and 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Wesley Food Pantry

Salt & Light’s food co-op is a membership–based food cooperative providing individuals the opportunity to use their skills, talents, gifts, and abilities to provide food for themselves and their families. The co-op serves families and individuals struggling with chronic food insecurity. With their co-op model, participants choose the foods they want to eat, much like shopping in a grocery store. The co-op is open to the public, and anyone is welcome to shop. For those who are unable to use financial resources, co-op credit can be earned by working at any local non-profit in the community. Each participant can earn up to $165 each month to spend in the co-op and/or thrift store. 

1819 S Philo Rd Urbana, Illinois 61820 Contact (217) 355-5654 Service Hours: Monday through Saturday: 6am-8pm Sunday: 11am-5pm

Salt & Light Food Pantry

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen serves a hot meal of soup, salad, entree, dessert, and beverages to over 200 guests per day, along with a sack dinner to go. The service is entirely volunteer run and dependent on donations from individuals, businesses and local grants. Daily Bread Soup Kitchen provides a safe, respectful, and inviting environment in an atmosphere of hope and dignity. During Christmas time, they offer a Christmas backpack program (gloves, hats, blankets, etc.)on Friday, December 13 starting at 10:00am. Also, they assist with getting State ID, birth certificates, and yearly bus passes for guest in need toward employment and independence. ID Day is the second Wednesday of the month from 10:30am-12:00pm in the lobby. 

116 N. First Street Champaign, IL 61820 Contact: (217) 356-7687 Service Hours: Lunch Daily 10:30am~12:30pm Website: https://dailybreadsoupkitchen.com/

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

Serves the public weekly on Wednesdays with a bag of food, choice of bread and produce & 2 choice items. No ID required. Just sign in on the forms. Requirement: must meet government qualifications for commodities.

1802 N Lincoln, Urbana IL 61801 Contact: Paula Barickman email: paula.barickman@thevineyardchurch.us or phone (217) 384-3706 Service Hours: Wednesday 10am- 12pm & 5-6pm

Hope Center: Vineyard Food Pantry

The St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Patrick’s supports a food pantry with volunteer members who give out food to our friends in the community at the parish center. In the Fall, Thanksgiving baskets are delivered to local residents. In collaboration with other parish ministries, SVDP also hosts a dinner in unity with the Friends of the food pantry. 

708 W. Main Street, Urbana, IL 61801 Contact: (217) 367-2665 Sally Czaper Hours: Monday-Thursday 4:30-5:00 pm Email: svdp.foodpantry@stpaturbana.org Website: stpaturbana.weebly.com/saint-vincent-depaul-society.html

St. Patrick Church – St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry

Provides groceries to individuals or families in need through a network of volunteers who make free deliveries to the residence. 

301 N. Fourth Street, Champaign, IL 61820 Contact: (217) 356-2262 Hours: Website: http://emptytomb.org/

Empty Tomb

520 E. Wabash Suite 1, Rantoul, IL 61866 Contact: (217) 893-1530 Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm

Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County (CSCNCC)

1281 Eater Drive, Rantoul, IL 61866 Contact: (217) 892-5110 Hours: 2nd and 4t Sat. 10am-12pm

Right Hand Food Pantry

The Canteen Run is a program that provides food and drinks, shirts and underwear, and blankets at designated locations and times throughout the week to persons who are homeless or near homeless. 

Contact: (217) 369-9344 Hours: Schedule varies for canteen runs and locations; refer to website schedule for details. Website: http://www.cucanteenrun.org/home/about-us

Partnering Against Homelessness – Canteen Run

15 E. Main St, Champaign 217 359-6500 Contact: (217) 352-5100 Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4

Food for Seniors

The Food is Medicine program is a partnership between the Eastern IL Foodbank and the Public Health Department and Promise Healthcare at Frances Nelson Health Center. It serves patients and individuals who are struggling to afford an adequate diet for healthy living. A bag of groceries (both locations) and fresh produce (Health Department only) are available on site for people who qualify for this service. Frances Nelson Health Center 

819 Bloomington Road, Champaign, IL 61820 Public Health Department – 201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign, IL 61820 See Health Care (pages 16-18) for contact information, hours and websites. https://ilchf.org/grantee-promise-healthcare-champaign-il/

Food is Medicine

  • WIC provides nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating (including breastfeeding support), and referrals to health care. Foods such as dairy products, fruits and vegetables, and infant formula are provided through grocery store vouchers. 

201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign Contact: (217) 531-4319 or (217) 531-4305 Service Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30~11:00am and 1:00~3:30 pm

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

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