WHIP opened the doors in 1983 to help 61571 residents. WHIP continues to serve residents of 61571 through donations from churches, businesses, individuals and civic organizations. The WHIP staff is all volunteers serving during distribution hours.

Hours / Location


WHIP is open the first and third Wednesday of the month from

8:30-11:00 AM, and 4:30-6:00 PM. 


If you would like to support WHIP, non-expired items can be dropped

off during distribution hours. 

Next Distribution - WEDNESDAY, JULY 15th, 2020

8:30 - 11:00 AM and 4:30-6:00 PM

This distribution will be a drive through only. Please follow the volunteers directing cars. Thank you!

Thank you for the continued support of food and money. We could not serve our friends and neighbors without your generous support!


WHIP's physical address is 1253 Peoria Street in Washington, Illinois.

WHIP's mailing address is: 


624 Patricia

Washington, IL 61571


Qualifications to Receive Food and How to Sign Up

To be eligible to receive food from WHIP, you must be a resident of 61571.

To sign up, bring proof of residency in the 61571 with a current piece of mail or utility bill, an ID, and a laundry basket or reusable shopping bags to take your food home.

Contact Information

For more information call or text

309-657-6480 or 309-444-9411

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