Central Illinois Foodbank has a variety of programs to serve our 21 county service area. Learn more about the various programs we offer. 


Kids Cafe 

Central Illinois Foodbank works with Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois and Springfield Urban League to operate a Kids Cafe at various locations in Springfield during the school year. The Foodbank also partners with the Springfield Park District, YMCA, and other community sites to offer meals at various locations in Springfield. Our Kids Cafe and Summer Food Service Program allows all children age 2 to 17 to enjoy a warm and nutritious meal.
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Retail Store Donation

Central Illinois Foodbank's Retail Program allows area restaurants and grocery stores to donate product they are unable to sell but is still good to the Foodbank to distribute to people who are hungry. [ Learn More ]

To learn more about our programs, please contact our Program Team.

Wes Ridgeway, Program Manager
217 522.4022 x 209