Important Dates

November 23:  LAST day for Christmas Basket and Community Christmas Store applications.

November 24 and 25:  CLOSED for Thanksgiving.

December  5 - 9:  Accepting in-kind donations for the Community Christmas Store.

December 23 and 25:  CLOSED for Christmas

January 2: CLOSED for New Year's.

On-going programs

Senior Nutrition

​Our meal sites in Monmouth, Kirkwood, Roseville, Oquawka and Stronghurst, Aledo and Alexis are temporarily closed.  If you are over 60, live in Henderson, Mercer, or Warren County and need a reliable source of nutritional food, call our office at 309-734-4251.  

JCC Food Pantry

Now located in JCC Community Marketplace.  Open Monday - Friday from 10 AM - 4 PM.  Income eligibility is 185% of poverty level.  Click here for a chart.  Families with children can come weekly.  People with no children in the home can come twice each month.  Diapers are available for children ages birth up to age 3. Personal hygiene items including period supplies, adult incontinence products, soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toilet paper, laundry detergent and household cleaner are also available.

Christmas Assistance

October 3 - Begin taking applications for Christmas Baskets and the Community Christmas Store.

November 23 - LAST day for Christmas Basket and Community Christmas Store application.

December 5-December 9:  Accepting in-kind donations of gloves, blankets and toys for the Christmas store. All items must be new and in original packaging.