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Many people living in Bloomington, IL do not have a reliable source of food. Children go to school without having breakfast; families struggle to put enough food on the table to go around, and people scavenging for food cause more harm than good. Luckily, you can help by donating food today.

Donate Food in Bloomington ILHow Can I Donate Food in Bloomington IL?

Whether you have food that you would like to donate or you are interested in donating a purchase of food, look at the list of our current needs first. Then, contact us by message!

Food Collection Needs:

Our Current Needs

For Food Donations, please call: (309) 828-7356

Get in touch with one of our representatives today for more information about donating your food supply!


Donating food items is a great way of helping out the community and making a major difference to an individual or family. Donating your food can reduce the growing amount of waste that ends up in our landfills. Here are some other ways we fight against hunger in our community and put your food to good use!

Community Food Services:

Food Co-Op Program  Dining Center

Hot Meals in Bloomington-Normal Provided by the HSHM Community!

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What does Home Sweet Home do with My Donations?

In Bloomington IL, hundreds of men, women, and children are helped through the hard work of volunteers and donors at Home Sweet Home Ministries. With your food donations in Bloomington IL, our volunteers are able to collect the necessary food to feed the homeless. Individuals, businesses, and organizations partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to accomplish this work.

Join in or Volunteer: What Items We Accept

As hundreds of families in Bloomington-Normal suffer from the lack of food security and access to the essentials of life, all the help we receive is gladly appreciated. When you donate food in Bloomington IL, you ensure that these families have better food, nutrition, and other basic necessities. You can bring different food items such as canned soup, boxed cereal, canned pasta, canned fruits, ramen noodles, peanut butter, Mac-n-Cheese, and others.

Current Food Needs List

Local Restaurants & Community Partnerships Fuel Us

Home Sweet Home Ministries is blessed with the tremendous support of a wide range of community organizations. They include the Midwest Food Bank, Avanti's, Olive Garden, Mrs. Fields, Jimmy Johns, Sweet Temptations, Schnucks, Papa Murphy's, and other establishments. They regularly donate food to Home Sweet Home Ministries. You too can donate and partner with our cause!

Contact Us

Donate Food or Time with Home Sweet Home Ministries

At Home Sweet Home Ministries, we will gladly accept your donations and time as a volunteer. If you don't have food-related donations at this time, we could use your help with the following:

Volunteer Positions

Donations with a Purpose - Home Sweet Home Ministries

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