Eastern Illinois Foodbank
2405 North Shore Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone (217) 328-3663

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What is the "Day of Giving"?

Every year during the holiday season, we’re presented with countless opportunities to give. We share grateful hearts and delicious food on Thanksgiving and gifts of all shapes and sizes on Christmas. And this year, the opportunity to share this joy is also happening as a community event.  On November 27th, we will celebrate a Day of Giving.

Day of Giving is an opportunity for our community to come together to change lives for families across eastern Illinois.  We're calling on our community to help alleviate hunger in eastern Illinois by holding a food and/or funds drive at any time during the month of November.  All drives will culminate on November 27 - Day of Giving. We hope that you will join us in an effort to give back and provide the gift of hope to hungry neighbors in our community.

Ways to Give

Donate in-person: Donate at WCIA (509 S Neil St, Champaign, IL 61820) on November 27.

Give Online: Donate online!  Every $1 donated is equivalent to 5 meals.

Host a Food/Fund Drive:  Click here to register your food/fund drive.

Hold a Give Back Day:  Click here to register your give back day.


  • Volunteer to help us collect funds outside of WCIA on Tuesday, November 27.
    • Check back soon for a link to sign-up
  • Children 5 years old and older may register to volunteer for our evening food repack on November 27 from 5-6:30pm.  Please note, children must register and attend with their parent(s) or guardian(s). 
    • Stay tuned, our sign-up form is almost ready!