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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Eastern Illinois Food Bank Announces "Foodmobile" Food Giveaway in Bement

Eastern Illinois Foodbank Foodmobile

The Eastern Illinois Foodbank is distributing food to area families facing food insecurity. The distribution will be held at the Bement Lions Club Community Center (117 Macon St.) in Bement, Illinois on June 4, 2022 from 9:30 - 10:30am and is open to residents of Piatt County. Those attending are asked to bring boxes or bags to transport food.

The distribution is part of the Foodbank's Foodmobile Program, a system of mobile food pantries designed to help bring nutritious food to rural or underserved areas.

Those planning to attend should pre-register at www.EIFclient.com, although doing so does not guarantee a place in line. Income guidelines are as follows:

The Emergency Food Assistant Program (TEFAP)
Temporary Income Eligibility Guidelines
Effective March 25, 2020 Until Further Notice
Based on 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines Amendment

Household SizeAnnual IncomeMonthly IncomeTwice Monthly IncomeBi-Weekly IncomeWeekly Income
1$25,520$2,127$1,063$982$491
2$34,480$2,873$1,437$1,326$663
3$43,440$3,620$1,810$1,671$835
4$52,400$4,367$2,183$2,015$1,008
5$61,360$5,113$2,557$2,360$1,180
6$70,320$5,860$2,930$2,705$1,352
7$79,280$6,607$3,303$3,049$1,525
8$88,240$7,353$3,677$3,394$1,697
For each additional household member, add:+ $8,960+ $747+ $373+ $345+ $172


Updates regarding future food distributions can be found at the Foodbank's website at www.eifoodbank.org.

Eastern Illinois Foodbank works to alleviate hunger in eastern Illinois through cooperation with a network of food pantries, agencies and programs. The Foodbank distributes donated and discounted food throughout an 18-county service area in cooperation with more than 170 member agencies and programs. Through these agencies, the Foodbank provides food to more than 350,000 people each year. Eastern Illinois Foodbank is a member of Feeding America Feeding Illinois and the United Way of Champaign County.

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