Open Hands Food Pantry

The Open Hands Food Pantry was inspired by the bible verse Psalms 145:15-16, “The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing. “

The  Open Hands Food Pantry Administrator can be reached at 217-222-8579, ext. 404 or 

Hours of Operation



Please bring a photo ID or piece of mail with your current address.  Volunteers will assist as you select from the food categories that best fit your household needs.  Can come to the pantry once per calendar month.  Closet of Grace clothing closet is open also 10:00am - 2:00pm on Thursdays.

Toiletries Drive

The Lutheran Church of St. John is collecting toiletries as these are often expensive items which other food assistance programs do not cover. Bring your donations to the church!