Is food security an issue for your family? There are resources that can help! Although they may be following different protocol right now, food pantries are still open. Here are the Jefferson County area food pantries that are open and ready to help you:
Angels on Assignment: 1200 Broadway in Mt Vernon. Open Fridays from 9a-11a. You can come every 4 weeks. For questions please call 242-1108.
Central Christian Church: 301 N 10th St in Mt Vernon. The first Friday of the month, but you must call [242-4185] 2 weeks in advance to sign up. Every Thursday they hold a community dinner from 4:30p-6:30p please go to Door 7-for the Café.
Epworth United Methodist Church: 401 Main St. Mt Vernon. 3rd Thursday of the month, but you must call 242-5394 to sign up.
Feed my Sheep Ministries of So. Illinois: 175 S. Campground Rd in Bonnie. Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays 9a-11a. For more information, please call 618-302-7661.
First Baptist Church of Woodlawn: N Central St in Woodlawn. First Friday of the month at 8a. For more information please call 618-735-2191.
His Hands Food Pantry: 1611 S 10th St in Mt Vernon. Monday/Friday hours are from 8 am- 10:30 am. please bring a box or something sturdy to carry your food and products in. We have volunteers to help you carry if you are unable too. We ask that everyone wear a mask if possible. For more information please call 618-816-2036.
Mt Vernon Church of Christ: 4304 Illbery Rd in Mt Vernon. The 4th Wednesday of every monthat 6p. For more information please call 244-2905.
Park Ave. Baptist Church Food Pantry: 1100 Partridge Place in Mt Vernon. Monday/Wednesday/Friday 1p-3p. May come as often as needed. For more information please call 242-5068.