Central Illinois Foodbank gets grant for produce delivery program


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Central Illinois Foodbank is one of only 11 places in the country to receive a grant to pilot a produce delivery program.

The Morgan Stanley Foundation is giving a $50,000 grant to purchase equipment for a new delivery program.

The USDA reported in 2016 that 42 million people in the United States are living in food-insecure households, 13 million of whom are children. Fe

Representatives from Morgan Stanley, Isringhausen Imports and Central Illinois Foodbank will attend a news conference to announce the grant Thursday morning.

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