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Prosphora/Coffee Hour

Click the button below to sign up to bake prosphora or to host coffee hour.

Hope Center

Free Food Pantry

The free Food Pantry is available to meet the basic needs of Champaign County residents. Individuals and families may visit the market once a week to receive groceries free of charge. No ID or pre-appointment is required. Services are available by drive-through or walk up.

Volunteer Opportunities

Address: 1802 N. Lincoln, Urbana

Monday 5pm-6:30pm - Staging & Packing

Tuesday 8:30am-11:30am - Staging & Packing

Wednesday 9:30am-12:00pm, 4:30pm-6:00pm - Distribution

Thursday 9:30am-12:00pm - Clean up and Restock


Food Pantry Needs

  • Plastic Grocery Bags
  • Canned Protein Sources:
    • Tuna, Peanut Butter, Canned Meat, etc.
  • Ready to make Meals: (easy to prepare)
    • Mac & Cheese, Noodles & Sauce, etc.
  • Hygiene Products
    • Toothpaste & Brush, Body Wash, Shampoo
  • Paper Products
    • Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, Kleenex
  • Coffee & Tea

Canteen Run

Click the button below to sign up as a volunteer for the canteen run.

Want to learn more about the canteen run? Visit their website here for more info.

Living Alternatives

This is a pregnancy resource center in Champaign, IL. Although we specifically target this ministry for gifts around the feast of St. Nicholas, they need our support year round. Click the button below to learn more about how you can support this center.

If you are interested in purchasing disposable diapers for Living Alternatives, consider buying them through EveryLife.com. This is a pro-life company run by people committed to the pro-life cause. Click the button below to go to their website and learn more.

St Nicholas Orthodox Church | Contact