PROVIDING FOOD, CLOTHING, AND OTHER HOUSEHOLD GOODS TO PEOPLE IN NEED.
Effective June 1, the Benevolence Center will again allow in-building access for our chapel and shopping, as well as our food pantry.
OUR BENEVOLENCE CENTER IS HERE TO FILL THE GAPS FOR THOSE WHO ARE STRUGGLING TO MAKE ENDS MEET.
Located just 2 blocks east of our main Laramie Street campus building, our Benevolence Center is here to help those struggling to make ends meet, are experiencing a crisis or emergency, or just have nowhere else to turn.
Monthly, our Benevolence Center distributes nearly 500 grocery bags of food and thousands and thousands of clothing and household items. For many people who are in need, this ministry is crucial to feeding, clothing, and providing for their families.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP
To receive food assistance, you are welcome to come Monday thru Friday at noon. We will be limited to 15 people, and they must have a photo ID for the morning services and a photo ID with a piece of mail for the afternoon food pantry. No mask will be required, but social distancing is a must!
clothing or household goods.
To receive help with clothing or household items you must call us at (309) 673-1041 to schedule an appointment. When you arrive for your scheduled appointment, you must bring a photo ID & proof of mail for your address.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
we love donations and volunteers
Our Benevolence Center accepts donations of gently used clothing, working appliances, and household goods, as well as donations for the food pantry.
Our staff is present to receive donations on Monday through Friday from 8am to 2:30pm. The Benevolence Center is closed on major holidays. If you would like to get more information about this ministry, you can contact us at (309) 673-1041.
There are so many opportunities for service at our Benevolence Center. Donations need to be sorted, food bags need to be prepared, and unusable items are bagged for commodities sale. Come by yourself or bring an entire group.