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Upcoming event 10 Jun. 2017 09:02

Over The Edge Peoria

Meals Peoria Friendship House Served Since Jan 1, 2016: 71,694 Meals!    The 2015 Grand total 105,945!

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Who Is Peoria Friendship House?

Our mission is to do the work of Jesus Christ, providing hope, respect, and guidance towards a path to prosperity.

Incorporated in April of 1951, Friendship House is a faith-based non-profit organization reaching out to all those in need. The core partnership of this inner city ministry includes American Baptist, United Methodist Church, Disciples of Christ, the Presbytery of Peoria and the Congregational Christian Conference. Today, Friendship House is located at 800 North East Madison Peoria, IL, and continues to offer programs to the community and minister to those individuals and families who need it most.  Friendship House serves approximately 10,000 individuals per year. 80% of our service area consists of individuals caring for families with an average annual income below $13,000. The Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service is funded by churches, the Heart of Illinois United Way, individuals, grants/foundations, community support, and fundraisers. To learn more visit About Us

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  • New Fundraiser Coming!

    Over The Edge Peoria is an inaugural event that supports Peoria Friendship House, as we offer programs to the community and ministers to individuals and families who need it most. Friendship House services those with an average annual income below $13,000, reaching about 10,000 people each year. From education and job training to food and clothing, we are here

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  • Christmas Updates

    This young 7 year old and her family will be eating well all weekend after their visit to Friendship House’s weekly feeding program. With one week to go, Our Friday Night Take Out program has provided over 104,000 meals in 2015!! And weekly opportunities to connect to OSF Faith Community nurses, Prairie State Legal assistance,

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  • 152 Reasons to FILL OUR PANTRY

    Today at Friday Night Take Out we served 152 households enough food for the WHOLE weekend! Out of those households, 47 of them were BRAND NEW households to our Friday Night Take Out! That means 553 people will be eating all the meals of the weekend! While getting their food, some of them were able

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  • FRIENDSHIP HOUSE ACADEMY STUDENTS TALK ABOUT COLLEGE PLANS!

    As told by ACES Manager of Youth Education, Wesley Garrard: During one of our Robotics team meetings at Peoria Friendship House, I had a wonderful conversation with two of the girls who are enrolled in our Academy and members on our robotics team. We were discussing their future plans at Peoria Friendship House. One student,

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