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

Press Releases

  • 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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