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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in La Salle IL

Illinois Valley Food Pantry
La Salle, IL 61301
Details: The Illinois Valley Food Pantry began in October 1982. Economic conditions had deteriorated, and many people out of work were faced with long waiting periods before qualifying for unemployment or public aid. The pantry now helps a monthly average of 750 families living in 9 cities in LaSalle County. The purpose of the pantry is to provide food assistance to people who are in the following emergency circumstances: Lack of employment or insufficient income; Food stamps or other public aid delayed or have run out; Family resources depleted by sickness or old age. The pantry helps stretch the clients’ food budget so they can use that money for bills and medicine.