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Third Saturdays and extended Thursday hours at the food pantry!

Bloomington Township’s food pantry will be offering extended hours on Thursdays, from 10am- 6pm, and on the third Saturday of each month from 10am-2pm, beginning Saturday, June 15. We’re kicking things off with a special event ~ bring your kids by to stock up on free summer gear!  Saturday, June 15th, 10am-2pm only. We’ll have a special […]

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CK Express Groundbreaking

Community Kitchen Express is expanding! The groundbreaking for a new building took place on March 28, and construction is expected to last about seven months. Still in the same location at the corner of West 11th Street and North Monroe Street (next to the Boys & Girls Club), CK Express has served meals to community

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2023 Highlights

In a public service announcement this week, Bloomington Township highlights its services provided in 2023. Township efforts included food assistance, emergency financial assistance, burial assistance, and a new representative payee program. Over the past ten years, assistance given divided into the following percentages: rent and mortgage payments at 63%, utility bills at 18%, burials at

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2023 Pantry Partners

Bloomington Township’s pantry gives a hearty Thank You to our financial donors this year whose contributions will be spent to supplement the pantry with items like ground turkey, canned tuna, sliced bread, and holiday-specific side dishes. The pantry originally opened in 2001 and has served Bloomington Township residents with a variety of foods available weekly.

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Representative Payee Program

Bloomington Township recently added another Social Security Administration (SSA) beneficiary to its Representative Payee Program.  Started in the fall of 2022, the Representative Payee Program provides financial services to permanent Bloomington Township residents who require assistance managing their Social Security, disability, or SSI benefits to pay essential life needs.  Sometimes SSA beneficiaries are unable to

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New Hope

Bloomington Township supports New Hope’s shelter expansion. New Hope for Families announced a commitment of $325,000 from Bloomington Township to help build a new emergency shelter building at 1140 S. Morton Street. The Bloomington Township’s gift will apply toward the $5.75 million capital campaign goal announced by New Hope during its April 12 groundbreaking ceremony.

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