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.
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.
A statewide membership organization that works to alleviate hunger through education, networking, advocacy, and empowerment activities.
Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901