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Illinois Hunger Coalition

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 205 West Monroe, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312.629.9580
Fax: 312.629.3514
Toll Free Phone: 800.359.2163
Contact Person:

Diane Doherty - Managing Partner

  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Building Blocks Project
Description: IHC operates a statewide initiative, the Building Blocks Project with the motto of "Feeding Kids, Building Communities." This project raises awareness of childhood hunger and links community services and programs to food and nutrition initiatives.

Service/program name: Hunger Hotline
Description: Find an emergency food pantry or soup kitchen. Apply for food stamps and health programs like KidCare over the phone.A statewide toll-free 800 number where callers can: receive free information on federal nutrition programs including qualification guidelines, sites, and application information; find out where emergency food pantries and/or soup kitchens are located in their area; obtain information about welfare reform issues; provide input regarding the Illinos Link program; and learn about other programs that might assist them.
  General Information:
Description: A statewide membership organization that works to alleviate hunger through education, networking, advocacy, and empowerment activities.
Territory/Geographical area: State-wide (Illinois)

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Kankakee, IL 60901