Eastern Illinois Foodbank in Champaign broke a record in December for the most pounds received in one month.
EIF brought in over 1 million pounds of food and other grocery product during the month, which had their warehouse at holding capacity. This total shatters the record of 877,006 lbs. set in January 2014.
The Eastern Illinois Foodbank fights hunger in communities throughout 17 Illinois counties. Among those counties are Clark, Cumberland, Crawford, Jasper, Clay, and Coles.