Cunningham Township

205 West Green Street, , Urbana, Illinois 61801
217.384.4144 | |

Food Assistance

Local Resources

Champaign-Urbana has many food pantries and services for those in need. If you are in need of immediate assistance or want to find services near you please see our CTSO Food Guide. You can also call 211 and ask for help finding a food pantry near you.

Bucket Brigade

The Cunningham Township, in partnership with the Channing Murray Foundation, is offering a food pantry delivery service for anyone in need and ongoing deliveries for those who are experiencing issues with mobility and food insecurity.

The Bucket Brigade delivers a mixture of traditional food pantry items, fresh produce, and personal care/cleaning products. If you or someone you know is unable to travel to a food pantry, give us a call or send us an email and we would be happy to help in any way we can. Orders must be placed by Friday to receive a delivery Wednesday night.


Food stamps/SNAP/LINK

To see if you qualify or apply for SNAP/LINK text "Food" to 74544 or you can apply here.

If you are currently receiving SNAP/LINK benefits and are having issues with your account, please contact the Champaign County Health Care Consumers at or 217-352-6533. They can also help with Medicaid/TANF or medical navigation.

You can quadruple the value of your LINK and/or P-EBT benefit when you shop at the Indoor Market in Urbana.

The market is located inside the Lincoln Square Mall every Saturday from 8am-12pm.

A LINK/P-EBT card can be swiped for up to $20 to get $80 in value via coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables AND tokens to be spent on anything else at the market.