The Western Illinois Regional Council has opened their food pantry at their new location at 133 West Jackson Street in Macomb. The new location offers more space to accommodate more staff and more supplies for those in need. The Food Pantry opened officially in the new location on June 23rd. The WIRC Clothing Center is set to open in the new location on Monday, July 6th. Hours for the WIRC Food Pantry remain Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays from 8 Am to 4 Pm. Those in need of the Food Pantry are instructed to enter the building, wear a facemask and plan to pick up their allotted items at the table in the lobby.
As for the WIRC Clothing Center, which provides free, gently used, clothing items to those in need will open on Monday, July 6th at 9 Am. Regular hours of the Clothing Center will be 9 Am to 12:30 Pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Clothing donations are accepted during regular business hours only. Those in need of clothes can make an appointment outside of regular business hours by contacting WIRC staff. For more information, you can contact the Western Illinois Regional Council at 309-837-3941.