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DONATE FOOD FROM YOUR CUPBOARD
The Eastern Illinois Foodbank welcomes food donations of all sizes!
What we need the most: The “Super Six”
1. Canned meats
2. Canned complete meals (ravioli, Spagetti O’s, etc.)
3. Canned beans and other vegetables
4. Canned fruit
5. Boxed meals
6. Peanut butter
Food We Can’t Take:
NO open cans, bags, containers, bottles etc. of food. All donated food must be in its original form.
NO homemade food, please. (No matter how delicious.)
NO food in glass containers.
***We also accept toiletries, cleaning products and pet food***
When to drop off your food donation:
The best time to drop off your donation is during warehouse hours — 7:00 am to 3:30pm Monday through Thursday & 7:00 am to noon on Friday. If you need to make a donation outside these hours, please contact us first at 217-328-3663.
DONATE FOOD FROM YOUR GARDEN
The Foodbank also welcomes donations of fresh produce from your garden or farm. Please plan to drop your donation off during warehouse hours, 7 am – 3:30 pm M-Th, and 7 am – 12 pm Friday.
Alternatively, you might consider registering as a grower through Ample Harvest to directly support your local pantry: