Temba (Hope) Food Pantry

Center for Hope Food Pantry Network

Temba Food Pantry at 14940 Old Colonial Rd. will be closed Thursday January 24th due to icy conditions.  We will hold an alternate distribution that day from 4:30-6:30 at our 1308 E. Empire Bloomington location. Please Check this site regularly for inclement weather closure updates. For more information, call 309-808-3742.

 Temba Food Pantry, a member pantry of the  Center For Hope Food Pantry Network, applies biblically based principles to help families and individuals break and avoid cycles of poverty through food distribution, education, and referral networking.

The Temba Food Pantry gets its name from the Zulu word meaning hope (themba).  Temba offers hope to countless families in the Mclean County area who face food insecurity.Temba Food Pantry is open to walk-ins every Thursday from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm.  Applicants will receive a wide variety of perishable and non-perishable items from each of the major food groups.  Toiletries and household supplies are distributed  as available.

Volunteers are needed throughout the week to pick up donations, sort food, pre-pack bags, and assist clients.

Donations may be dropped off Monday-Friday between 10:00am and 3:00 pm except on holidays. The Temba-(Hope) Food Pantry is located at 14940 Old Colonial Road, Bloomington, IL.

For more information, contact :

Temba Food Pantry
14940 Old Colonial Rd
Bloomington, IL 61705

Stephanie Butler- Site Coordinator 309-827-2009 or
Pat Turner-Outreach Director 309-808-3742
e-mail us at [email protected]