Illinois Food Banks >> Monmouth Food Assistance

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Monmouth IL

First Christian Church - Food Pantry
Monmouth, IL 61462
Details: Our food pantry is open every Monday 9 am -11 am and Thursday 1 pm - 3 pm.. We limit one visit per family every 30 days. You will need to sign a signature sheet upon arriving. You will be called by name and one client at a time will enter the food pantry to select their items. CLIENTS RECEIVE: 2 bags for food items; 1 bag for frozen or refrigerated items; 1 bag for paper products and cleaning supplies; Any large liquid such as laundry soap or drinks of a quantity of 2-liter or larger will not be bagged. There are additional items that may be available and First Christian Church reserves the right to limit quantities on any or all items.
Jamieson Community Center - Food Pantry
Monmouth, IL 61462
Details: Families or individuals who meet federal income guidelines can receive essential food supplies on a short term basis. Many of our guests work part time because they are unable to find full time employment. Some are senior citizens whose retirement "nest egg" fell short due to inflation. Other visitors are disabled or need temporary help due to a severe illness or injury. Guests can come to our pantry once every 30 days. The pantry is stocked through donations from area churches, organizations, businesses and individuals. Warren County United Way funding and the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program also contribute to help us meet emergency food needs in our community. Midwest Food Bank, located in Peoria, provides us with a monthly food allocation at no charge. River Bend Food Bank lets us purchase certain foods at 18 cents per pound. Other food and commodities can be purchased at a discounted price. In 2013, our pantry served an average total household size of 880 individuals each month.