Eastern Illinois Foodbank

Registered Name
Eastern Illinois Foodbank
Tax ID


Eastern Illinois Foodbank opened its doors in June 1983. It was formed as part of a major regional effort to develop an emergency food network in central Illinois. The foodbank's primary role is to serve as a consistent source of food and grocery products for 220 agencies and programs to serve the hungry in 14 counties. The EIF now distributes more than 6 million pounds of food annually on a budget of just over $1 million. Food distributed by the EIF now reaches more than 100,000 people annually.

Source: Wikipedia


Annual Budget
June 2019
+4% Growth
Program Spending
Fundraising Spending
Management Spending


Food Distribution Program To Serve the Needs of Hungry People in the Following East Central Illinois Counties


Champaign, clay, clark, coles, crawford, cumberland, douglas, edgar, ford, iroguois, jasper, moultrie, piatt, vermillion, livingston, dewitt, and mclean.


Terry Thies Board Chair
Wade Hoey Vice Chair
Elon Zeigler Secretary
Nancy Greenwalt Treasurer
Wendy Harris Immediate Past Chair
Kelly Daly Senior Vice President
Dawn Aubrey Board Member
Alan Cook Board Member
George Czapar Board Member
Austin Hogue Board Member
Howard Hoisington Board Member
Edward Scopel Board Member
Terri Daniels Board Member
Patricia Metzler Board Member
Marc Bralts Board Member
Chad Barringer Board Member
Ramona Sullivan Board Member
James Hires President & CEO
Source: IRS 990