Menard County Food Pantry

Menard County Food Pantry Menard Caring, Inc is a not for profit organization that manages the Food Pantry. Menard Caring, Inc consists of 15 board members and meets on a monthly basis at the Menard County Housing Authority on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM.

Operating as usual

03/31/2020

If you are needing an emergency food order, please contact the Menard County Housing Authority at 217-632-7723.

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11/08/2019

Please go to the Alliance Community Bank page and like the original post!

Every Dollar Count$

It’s time to raise some money for another local service or non-profit organization! This week our featured organization is the Menard County Food Pantry. The food pantry offers an abundance of items for families including canned food, meat, paper products, and hygiene products.

As a reminder, for every LIKE this post receives between now and 2:30 pm CST, Alliance Community Bank will donate $1.00 to our featured organization, up to a $100.00 maximum. As an added bonus, we will randomly select one of the people who LIKE this post to nominate our featured organization next week.

We will report back this afternoon with the total donation amount and to announce the random winner who gets to nominate next week’s featured organization!

Please go to the Alliance Community Bank page and like the original post!
11/08/2019

Please go to the Alliance Community Bank page and like the original post!

Every Dollar Count$

It’s time to raise some money for another local service or non-profit organization! This week our featured organization is the Menard County Food Pantry. The food pantry offers an abundance of items for families including canned food, meat, paper products, and hygiene products.

As a reminder, for every LIKE this post receives between now and 2:30 pm CST, Alliance Community Bank will donate $1.00 to our featured organization, up to a $100.00 maximum. As an added bonus, we will randomly select one of the people who LIKE this post to nominate our featured organization next week.

We will report back this afternoon with the total donation amount and to announce the random winner who gets to nominate next week’s featured organization!

08/19/2019

There will be FREE sweet corn today on the corner of 7th and Sheridan. They expect to arrive about 11:30am - Noon. While supplies last! We thank Grigsby Farms for their generous donation!!

04/29/2018

In honor of National 4-H Day of Service, representatives of Menard County 4-H kicked off a food drive today at County Market in Petersburg. All proceeds will go to food pantries in Menard County. Cashiers at County Market will continue to accept donations for sponsorship of $5 or $10 food bags at the check-out lanes, or cash donations at the front counter, through Thursday, May 3. Plenty of time to support the cause if you didn’t get the chance Saturday morning! Your support in helping 4-H fill the shelves of local food pantries is appreciated!

11/15/2016

There is bread at the Housing office!

11/07/2016

2016 Angel Tree forms are past due. If you did not get yours filled out, please come to the Menard County Housing Athority to fill it out very soon!!!!! You may also call the office, 632-7732, and fill out the firm over the phone. Please know what clothing sizes your children wear.

07/02/2016

Please sign up for your children's school supplies soon. The deadline is close.

10/24/2015

Menard County Angel Tree applications are due on Friday, October 30. They may be picked up and returned to the Menard County Housing Authority, 101 W Sheridan Rd, Petersburg. Children must attend a Menard County school.

09/21/2015

Angel Tree applications are available at the Housing office. Due by October 30, 4:30 pm.

08/07/2015

Free corn on the cob!!!!

05/28/2014

Bountiful Basket Garden has started distribution of fresh Menard County vegetables! Lettuce, Spinach, Radishes, and Onions are currently available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Distribution time and location is varied, as quantity is limited. Call 217-632-7723 for more information!

05/02/2014

Bountiful Basket Garden has planted many fruits and vegetables for distribution at the Menard County Food Pantry this summer! More details to come!

01/26/2014

Menard County Food Pantry is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3pm. Please obtain a referral from the Menard County Housing Authority first. The pantry is available for emergency use every 60 days. Call 217-632-7723 for more information.

08/04/2013

Bountiful Basket Garden continues to have fresh produce for all residents. You do not need a referral. The pantry is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 3 PM. You may come and get vegetables both days. Happy eating:-)

06/17/2013

Bountiful Basket Garden will have fresh fruits and vegetables at the pantry every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm. No referral needed! Call 632-7723 for more information!

01/08/2013

The food pantry is open on Tuesday and Thursday of each week from 1 to 3PM. Please stop by a community service organization for a referral. You may use the pantry if you live in the Porta school district every 60 days. If you have questions please call the Menard County Housing Authority office at 632.7723.

08/12/2011

Volunteers are always welcome!! Please call 632-7723 to learn how you can contribute to your community!

05/10/2011

Welcome to the Menard County Food Pantry. Hours of operation are from 1-3PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To obtain a referral, please contact the Menard County Housing Authority at 632-7723.

Address

210 W Douglas Ave
Petersburg, IL
62675

General information

The food pantry is open from 1-3PM every Tuesday and Thursday at the Central Presbyterian Church located at 210 W Douglas in Petersburg.

Opening Hours

Tuesday 1pm - 3pm
Thursday 1pm - 3pm

Telephone

(217) 632-7723

Products

The food pantry offers an abundance of items for families. These items include canned food, meat, paper products, and hygiene products.

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