Sauk Valley Community College

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People Helping People

Address: Byron Municipal Building (City Hall): 127 N. Washington Street, Byron, IL 61010 / Ruth Goelitz (Home): 8648 Verde Drive, Byron, IL 61010

Phone: (815) 234-4355

Contact: Ruth Ann Goelitz, President

Counties

  • Ogle

Purpose:

People Helping People is a food pantry, in which volunteers pack and distribute food baskets to people with low income. People Helping People is a non-profit food pantry operated by volunteers with a mission to improve the lives of those less fortunate in Byron, Marion, Rockvale, Monroe, Scott, and Leaf River Townships.

Remarks:

Food is distributed on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM on the west side of the Byron Municipal Building. In order to receive benefits, the following guidelines must be met. A Family of 1 must make less than $1,167, a Family of 2 must make less than $1,567, a Family of 3 must make less than $1,967, a Family of 4 must make less than $2,366, and a Family of 5 must make less than $2,766. People Helping People is always grateful to the time and energy of volunteers. Because of everybody's love and generosity, the People Helping People food pantry continues to serve those in need.

Services Provided

  • Food Distrubution/Pantries and Nutrition

If this information is out-of-date or incorrect, please email any changes to servicesdirectory@svcc.edu.