There will be a special food distribution for residents of Christian County on Wednesday, April 21st at 3 PM at the Christian County Fairgrounds. This address is 1716 West Spresser Street in Taylorville for a drive-thru food giveaway while supplies last. It is open to all residents of the county, no registration required, and no financial eligibility requirements.
Please wear a mask and clear a space in your trunk or back seat to ensure everyone’s safety and to follow CDC and State guidelines. This food distribution is sponsored by Central Illinois Foodbank. Since there will be a special food giveaway, the Taylorville Food Pantry will be closed the evening of Thursday, April 22nd, and reopen on Saturday, April 24th for regular hours from 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM.
The Central Illinois Foodbank was established in 1982 and distributes 10.3 million pounds of food annually to over 160 food pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs, and after-school programs in a 21 county region. Its mission is to provide food, develop awareness, and create solutions for food insecurity.