Anchor, IL
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 4 food pantries in the Anchor area.

1 Miles Away

Anchor , IL 61720

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Anchor , IL

What was once impossible now summons us to dismantle the walls between ourselves and our sisters and brothers, to dissolve the distinctions between flesh and spirit, to transcend the present limits of time and matter, to find, at last, not wealth or power but the ecstasy (so long forgotten) of commonplace, unconditional being. For the atom's soul is nothing but energy. Spirit blazes in the dullest of clay. The life of every woman or man-the heart of it-is pure and holy joy.
-- George Leonard

Integrity Ministries

24 Miles Away

807 S. Summit St
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 828-5057

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Their desire is to assist people, so that they are able to cope better with daily circumstances, and living conditions.

Their programs include educating those who are interested in working with those in need. They would like to expose those who are trained to go on short term trips into places where there is the most need. Also, to meet where possible, the physical needs through the distribution of food.

The bitterness of poor quality remains long after low pricing is forgotten!
-- Leon M. Cautillo

Mid Central Community Action

24 Miles Away

1301 W. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 829-0691

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Their mission is to promote safe and stable families, neighborhoods and communities.

Community Services: emergency assistance, medicine (Livingston County only, information,referral, advocacy. Weatherization Program: weatherizing of houses, apartments and mobile homes, which may include insulation, caulking, repair of windows and doors, repair or replacement of furnaces. Energy Assistance (LIHEAP Program): one-time payment toward winter utility bills for heating and/or electricity, emergency furnace repair/replacement, reconnection of disconnected utilities, free plastic to weatherize windows. Senior Services (Livingston County only): information, referral, advocacy, home visits, senior help line. Education Services: scholarships for adult students. Affordable Housing: permanent affordable housing for single adults, transitional homes, grant program provides down payment and closing costs assistance, home ownership counseling. Housing development: local contractors/volunteers help build and rehabilitate neighborhood homes, home maintenance & budget workshops, special financing options, Family and Community Development (FCD) specialists Countering Domestic Violence (McLean County only): 24 htheir hotline, emergency shelter, court advocacy, counseling services, support/education groups for adults and children, community education.

Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters. - Letters to Young Men.
-- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Eastern Illinois Foodbank

36 Miles Away

2405 N Shore Dr
Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 328-3663

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The Eastern Illinois Foodbank exists to alleviate hunger in eastern Illinois by providing a reliable source of food for the hungry through cooperation with a network of food pantries and agencies.

Every day, there are more than 130,000 men, women and children across eastern Illinois who may not have enough to eat. Luckily, there are also hundreds of agencies–from small church food pantries to large homeless shelters–working diligently to help struggling families make ends meet. The Foodbank’s primary function is to provide a consistent and adequate source of food for these agencies. To do that, the Foodbank acquires discounted and donated food and grocery products – bread, canned goods, frozen foods, personal hygiene products – from local stores, distributors and food manufacturers. Working with more than 220 agencies & programs across 14 counties, the Foodbank helps make sure these agencies have access to low-cost, nutritious food so they can adequately serve their clients. As they like to say, “they put the soup in soup kitchens and the food in food pantries.” The Eastern Illinois Foodbank is part of a network of more than 200 foodbanks nationally called “Feeding America.” Together, they serve every single county in the United States, and they make up the largest domestic hunger relief organization in the country.

Jane Heard.
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