Central Illinois Food Bank

Distributes 1.5-million pounds
3:16 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Western IL Food Bank to Offer More Fresh Produce

Credit Central Illinois Food Bank

In Western Illinois those who need assistance from food banks, will soon be able to get more fresh fruits and vegetables.

The Central Illinois Food bank, based in Springfield, distributes food to pantries across central and western Illinois including in Adams and Schuyler counties.

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Emphasis - July 20
10:40 am
Fri July 20, 2012

The Central Illinois Foodbank

Rich Egger's guest is Kaleigh Friend, Public Relations Manager for the Central Illinois Foodbank. The organization services 21 counties, including Schuyler, Cass, Morgan, Brown, Adams, and Pike.

Friend said the foodbank provides 8.5 million lbs of food to communities per year. Some of that is delivered through mobile foodbanks.

She said the Central Illinois Foodbank is seeing a new demographic of people requiring assistance.

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