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Working together to provide food security for the community of greater Elgin
Hunger is a critical issue in the greater Elgin community
More than 13,534 people live in poverty in Elgin and South Elgin, Illinois - 14.9% of a population of 130,173 (2010 Census)
More than half the children in Elgin schools participate in free or reduced-cost lunch programs
A recent food insecurity study calculates over 19,000 adults and children in the city of Elgin are food insecure.*
Access to nutritious food has become a daily challenge for many families in our community -
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about our programs.
2012 Stewardship Report
Learn about our successes during the first full year of helping our community. Read our
FY 2012 990 Form
Our partners are key to helping fight hunger in the Greater Elgin area.
Food for Greater Elgin, Inc. is an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization. View our