Update: 10:18 pm, 9/20/14, Saturday ILLINOIS -- Last year, nearly 2 million people in the state turned to food pantries and meal service programs.
GIFFORD -- Thursday was the last day for the Gifford Food Pantry. It was at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hunger doesn't take a day off and the cold weather didn't stop a food pantry from serving hot meals.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some big kids are looking for help during their journey into adulthood.
CHAMPAIGN -- Volunteers sent out a plea for help because of an empty food pantry. You did not disappoint.
CHAMPAIGN -- For the fist time in decades an area food pantry is having trouble helping people in need.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Parkland College are getting extra help to make ends meet.
Update: 4:50 pm, 11/12/13, Tuesday BEMENT -- A Piatt County community has donated hundreds of pounds of food for the hungry.
Update: 10:13 pm, 9/25/13, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- UI and Parkland students are getting a break thanks to a new food pantry.
ST. JOSEPH -- A week ago, the shelves of this food pantry were almost bare, but the community didn't let them stay that way.
ST. JOSEPH -- An area church says its food pantry needs help.
PETERSBURG -- As times get tougher, more and more people are relying on food pantries to get by.
CHAMPAIGN -- A simple like on Facebook could help stop hunger.
Update: 10:21 pm, 11/20/12, Tuesday
OAKWOOD -- People got twice the Thanksgiving Tuesday.
DECATUR -- This weekend is your chance to help the hungry without even leaving home.
Area Farm Bureaus are gearing up for Food Check-Out Week.
Changes are in store for the Champaign County Salvation Army.