There are a number of local food pantries in the area that offer food for the needy.  Here is the details of a few, but for a complete list check here

Wesley Foundation

What: Groceries, packaged food

When: 3rd Thursday of every month, open 3:30-7:30 PM (Distribution 5-7:30)

Where: Wesley Food Pantry  1203 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801

  • Resource tables available from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Restoration Urban Ministries


Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

What: Hot Entree • Soup • Salad • Dessert • Beverage (plus sack lunch for dinner)
When: Monday through Friday, 11am - 12:30pm
Where: New Covenant Fellowship, 124 W. White, Champaign

Weekends: Serving sack lunches from mobile van (UpClose parking lot on    Saturdays, Habitat for Humanity Store on Sundays)


 Illini Fighting Hunger group that packages rice dinners in large scales and distributes them to various places

Eastern Illinois Foodbank large food distributor that supports many pantries