5 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: IL

Food insecurity rate 14.2 % Child food insecurity rate 21.6 % Population 12,823,860
Poverty rate 13.7 % Child poverty rate 19.3 % Unemployment rate 8.9 %

1. Greater Chicago Food Depository

Contact Information
Website: www.chicagosfoodbank.org
Street Address 4100 West Ann Lurie Place
Chicago, IL 60632
Map it
Phone: 773.247.3663
Fax: 773.247.4232
Executive Director: Kate _ Maehr, krmaehr@gcfd.org
Media Contact: Bob Dolgan (Director of Communications), rmdolgan@gcfd.org
773.843.7293
Population Served
Number of counties served: 1 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 63,314,706
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 360 Soup Kitchen: 29 Shelter: 49 Residence: 16 Day Care: 12
Multi-service: 50 Senior: 55 Rehabilitation: 0 Youth Programs: 162 Other Programs: 18
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Production Kitchen, Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Job Training, Kids Cafes, Community Kitchen, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CACFP, SFSP, Other Service : ProduceMobile - Mobile Produce mart on wheels, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, Eligibility Counseling, After School Snacks, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, School Pantries, On-Site Client Pantry, On-Site Agency Shopping, Farm/Orchard/Raise Fish, Senior Congregate

2. Northern Illinois Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.SolveHungerToday.org
Street Address 273 Dearborn Ct.
Geneva, IL 60134
Map it
Phone: 630.443.6910
Fax: 630.443.6916
Executive Director: Julie Yurko, jyurko@northernilfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Donna Lake (Senior Manager, Communications & Media R), dlake@northernilfoodbank.org
630.443.6910 X139
Population Served
Number of counties served: 13 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 55,390,819
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 277 Soup Kitchen: 39 Shelter: 18 Residence: 68 Day Care: 13
Multi-service: 0 Senior: 12 Rehabilitation: 1 Youth Programs: 24 Other Programs: 0
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Back Pack, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CACFP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, Nutrition Education, After School Snacks, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, School Pantries

3. Peoria Area Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.pcceo.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=dep_intro&dept_id=19
Street Address 721 W. McBean
Peoria, IL 61605
Map it
Phone: 309.671.3906
Fax: 309.671.3925
Executive Director: Barb Shreves, bshreves@pcceo.org
Media Contact: Barb Shreves (Food Bank Manager), bshreves@pcceo.org
309.671.3906
Population Served
Number of counties served: 8 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 4,023,493
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 76 Soup Kitchen: 2 Shelter: 0 Residence: 0 Day Care: 2
Multi-service: 9 Senior: 1 Rehabilitation: 0 Youth Programs: 3 Other Programs: 13
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Back Pack, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, On-Site Agency Shopping

4. Central Illinois Foodbank

Contact Information
Website: www.centralilfoodbank.org
Street Address 1937 E. Cook
Springfield, IL 62703
Map it
Phone: 217.522.4022
Fax: 217.522.6418
Executive Director: Pam Molitoris, pmolitoris@centralilfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Krista _ Lisser (Public Relations Manager), klisser@centralilfoodbank.org
217.522.4022
Population Served
Number of counties served: 21 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 8,595,380
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 92 Soup Kitchen: 3 Shelter: 2 Residence: 22 Day Care: 9
Multi-service: 9 Senior: 3 Rehabilitation: 3 Youth Programs: 11 Other Programs: 0
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CACFP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, On-Site Agency Shopping

5. Eastern Illinois Foodbank

Contact Information
Website: www.eifoodbank.org
Street Address 2405 North Shore Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Map it
Phone: 217.328.3663
Fax: 217.328.3670
Executive Director: James P Hires, jhires@eifoodbank.org
Media Contact: Cheryl Precious (Director of Marketing and Development), cprecious@eifoodbank.org
217.328.3663
Population Served
Number of counties served: 14 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 7,729,184
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 86 Soup Kitchen: 7 Shelter: 0 Residence: 7 Day Care: 6
Multi-service: 25 Senior: 1 Rehabilitation: 1 Youth Programs: 18 Other Programs: 7
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Mobile Pantry, Food Stamps, Reclamation, On-Site Agency Shopping, Farm/Orchard/Raise Fish