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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Pekin IL

First Baptist Church - Food Pantry
Pekin, IL 61554
Details: Having started out as an Eagle Scout project, our Food Pantry Ministry has grown tremendously over the years and has been a great way for our church to help those in our community. The Food Pantry is completely volunteer run. They hold interviews with families wishing to use this service, organize donations from both within the church and from several grocery stores, stock shelves, and hand out food to families in need. We are open every Tuesday, by appointment only, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. This past year, we have been able to help a record number of families - 90 in one month alone!
Liberty Baptist Church - Food Pantry
Pekin, IL 61554
Details: Food Pantry Ministry of Liberty Baptist Church provides food to those in the community that need assistance. Food distribution is every Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00. There are opportunities to assist in this ministry every week. Food pick-up and prep occurs on Tuesdays at 3:00pm. People are needed to unload the food, stock the shelves, and set out food for the next distribution. Food distribution occurs on Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00. People are needed to assist people with food selection and carry-out.
The HOPE Chest Pekin - The Cupboard of HOPE
Pekin, IL 61554
Details: Beginning with a few donations of canned goods and fresh bread gleaned from local restaurants and the Midwest Food Bank, our food pantry the Cupboard of HOPE has now grown and is now open 2 afternoons a week: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1-4 pm. With the help of volunteers and our staff we are serving over 1000 individuals a month.