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Central Illinois Foodbank welcomes food donations of all sizes!

We accept food and grocery donations at our warehouse. Bring your donation to our front office and we will supply you with a receipt for your generous gift. The Foodbank will accept donations from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We also have two opportunities for after hours drop offs, every Wednesday night until 7:00 p.m. and the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Central Illinois Foodbank Office & Warehouse
1937 East Cook St. 
Springfield, IL 62703


Most needed food items

  • pasta
  • pasta sauce
  • canned veggies (low sodium)
  • canned soups (low sodium)
  • canned meat in water
  • canned fruit in juice
  • peanut butter
  • whole grain cereal
  • 100% fruit juice

Most needed non-food items

  • laundry soap
  • bath soap
  • shampoo
  • toilet paper
  • toothpaste
  • diapers

Items we are NOT able to accept:

  • rusty cans
  • unlabeled products
  • alcoholic beverages
  • homemade items
  • open or used items

To inquire about large food donations call Kristy Gilmore at 217-522-4022.

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