Food & Clothing


Congregate Meal Sites/Peace Meals:

  • Reduced cost meals for senior citizens. Sometimes offering home delivery as well

Cissna Park Contact Info:
Farmer Convention Center (815) 457-2994
DQ Restaurant (815) 457-2368

Milford Contact Info:
Milford Community Center (815) 889-4698
Bert’s Place (815) 889-9902

Watseka Contact Info:
Family Table Restaurant (815) 432-2727

Paxton Contact Info:
Paxton Nutrition Site (217) 379-4203

Milford Ministerial Association Food Pantry

  • Serves families of Milford, Stockland, Cissna Park, Wellington, Woodworth, and Schwer
  • Food distributed Mon., Wed., Fri. 3:30-4:30pm. Must call for an appointment

Contact Info:
129 E. Jones St., Milford, IL 60953
(815) 889-4975

Sheldon Area Food Pantry

  • Open Wednesdays from 9am-11am, serves Iroquois County

Contact Info:
107 N. 4th Street, Sheldon, IL 60966

G.O.D.’s Food Pantry

  • Serves families of Gilman, Onarga, Danforth, Thawville, and Crescent City
  • Food available Tuesdays 9am-12pm as well as last Tuesday of the month 4-6:30pm. Clients can come once a month

Contact Info:
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
116 N. Thomas St., Gilman, IL 60938
(815) 265-7920

Backpack Blessings

  • Free backpacks filled with non perishable food items that are sent home with students over the weekend
  • Provided to students who qualify for free/reduced lunches. Sign up at school

Contact Info:
Milford Christian Church
811 E. Hickory, Milford, IL 60953
(815) 889-4474

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

  • Helps provide food assistance to low income families through a debit-like card that can be used to buy groceries at authorized food stores and retailers

Contact Info:
1 (800) 843-6154


Angel’s Closet

  • Free clothing to those in need, donations accepted
  • Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9-noon or by appointment

Contact Info:
130 E Jones St, Milford, IL 60953

The Salvation Army

  • Thrift store

Contact Info:
855 E Fairchild St, Danville, IL 61832
(217) 442-5911

Thrift Shop of Paxton

  • Thrift store
  • Open Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 to noon

Contact Info:
110 N Market St, Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-3107

Harbor House Resale Store of Paxton

  • Thrift store, includes 10 cent racks
  • Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Contact Info:
100 Walnut St, Watseka, IL 60970 (815) 432-3525

Grace Bible Church

  • Free clothing offered at different times throughout the year. Call for more details

Contact Info:
201 County Rd 780 N, Cissna Park, IL 60924
(815) 457-2977