Meals

At Restoration Urban Ministries, residents are nourished.

meals

  • Eligible residents are encouraged to apply for a Link Card which enables them to purchase food at local markets.
  • Residents may receive food through our Food Pantry every two weeks.
  • Four lunches per week, at a cost of 25 cents each, are available to Restoration staff, residents, and their families.
  • Residents may also cook their own meals using one of the facility’s stoves and ovens during the kitchen’s open hours each afternoon and evening.
  • The kitchen is monitored by Restoration residents as a part of their mandated work hours during their stay.
  • Large dining tables and chairs are provided so families can share meals in a comfortable, sit-down, sharing environment.
  • Resident rooms come equipped with a full size refrigerator, microwave, and crock pot so that residents can store and prepare food in their rooms.
  • There are several charcoal grills located on the property.
  • This kitchen facility was built entirely from volunteer labor. 100% of the equipment was donated by local businesses.
  • The food served in the kitchen is donated by area businesses or purchased through the Eastern Illinois Food Bank.