State Rep. Paul Jacobs Expands Holiday Canned Food Drive to Include More Southern Illinois Food Banks

CARBONDALE – After a strong response from members of the community, State Rep. Paul Jacobs says he is happy to announce the expansion of his Holiday Canned Food Drive to include more Southern Illinois food banks.

“I am just so thankful for the response we’ve received from the big-hearted and charitable people that I serve,” Jacobs said. “I had always hoped to be able to collect enough supplies to help multiple food banks in the region, and am glad to report we are expanding our reach for the holiday season.”

Rep. Jacobs is collecting supplies at his Carbondale office located at 206 S. College Street, Suite 22. All All canned food items are being accepted through Friday, December 16th. To make arrangements to drop off canned food items, residents may call 618-534-9880 or email