Susan Stolkes, a Springfield resident, stands in front of fresh produce being offered in January at the Central Counties Health Centers' food pantry.
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January 23, 2018

Illinois Issues: A Prescription For Fruits And Veggies

Health centers in Illinois are forming partnerships with local food banks to offer fresh fruits and vegetables to some patients. With an estimated 1.5 million residents in the state classified as food insecure by the U.S. census, could this be a key approach to improving food access?


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C-U At Home
December 29, 2017

As Temperatures Fall, Homeless Seek To Get Out Of The Cold

The nighttime sub-zero temperatures that central Illinois is currently experiencing is particularly bad news for the area’s homeless population. Rob Dalhaus says he’s seeing an increase in people coming to the Phoenix Daytime Drop-In Center in Champaign during the day.


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