Boomerang Blessings in Mattoon remains closed to the public until further notice; Food Pantry remains open by appointment

Posted on March 18, 2020

Catholic Charities of Coles, Douglas, and Edgar Counties, located in Mattoon, will be closed to the public through the end of April as directed by Governor Pritzker. They will not be accepting donations at this time. However, staff will still report to work to answer phones and provide assistance.

The following changes will be effective immediately:

  • The office will continue to answer phones on from Tuesday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Anyone in need of food should call (217) 235-0420. After verifying eligibility, a staff member will arrange to have the food available for them.
  • Anyone eligible for a food order can pick it up at the office located at 4217 Dewitt Avenue in Mattoon.