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

Press Releases

  • Eastern Illinois Foodbank will host a ‘just-in-time’ produce distribution on Monday, October 24 from 2-4pm (or until product is gone) at its Urbana warehouse. This distribution will feature fresh produce, bread and bakery items gleaned from local retailers and is open to the public who meet income eligibility guidelines.

  • Eastern Illinois Foodbank Launches ‘Pop-Up Pantry’ at VA Illiana Health Care System
    With a $75,000 grant from the Yahoo Employee Foundation, Eastern Illinois Foodbank will host pop-up pantries for the next year at the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, Illinois. The first distribution will be Tuesday, November 22 from 10-11:30am at the Chapel on the grounds of the VA Hospital in Danville.

  • Eastern Illinois Foodbank and Promise Healthcare Partner to Open Food as Medicine Program at Health Center
    Eastern Illinois Foodbank has partnered with Promise Healthcare at two locations to start a Food as Medicine program, offering pantry staples to children and families in need.

  • Eastern Illinois Foodbank receives $5,000 Monsanto Fund grant for Foodmobile Program
    Employees from Monsanto in Thomasboro, Illinois recommended Eastern Illinois Foodbank to receive a $5,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund’s 2016 site grant initiative. Funds from the grant will be used to support the Eastern Illinois Foodbank’s Foodmobile Program, a system of mobile food pantries designed to help bring nutritious food to areas of chronic or extreme need.

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