Central Illinois Foodbank Presented with The Dr. Khalaf Al Habtoor and Congressman Paul Findley’s Children Fund

A $500,000 contribution, over a five-year period, from Dr. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, LLC of Dubai, United Arab Emirates has been awarded to the Central Illinois Foodbank in Springfield. The gift will be used to establish an endowment to fund programs that provide nutritious food to children in need throughout the Foodbank’s 21-county service region.

Hickory Point Bank Wins Corporate Food Fight Challenge for Second Year in a Row

Central Illinois Foodbank held its Corporate Food Fight Challenge awards breakfast on Thursday, October 26th. The breakfast recognized the 13 businesses that participated in this year's challenge, which included: Bank of Springfield, Hickory Point Bank, BUNN, Horace Mann, Staff Carpet, Memorial, United Community Bank, ACE Hardware, Allscripts, TROXELL and Kerber, Eck, & Braekel.

Coffee and Donuts to Help the Foodbank

On November 15th you can help out the Foodbank by giving up your $5 cup of coffee for the day and swinging by the Foodbank to get a cup of coffee from Custom Cup and Krispy Kreme donut on us

19th Annual Harvest Celebration Raises $92,000

The 19th Annual Harvest Celebration to benefit Central Illinois Foodbank was held at Erin's Pavilion on September 28th. The event presented by DYNEGY, raised $90,000 to help fight hunger in central and southern Illinois.
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