Join runners in the area to raise funds for Eastern Illinois Foodbank. They serve an 18-county area in Eastern Illinois covering just over 14,500 square miles. Champaign County’s poverty rate is estimated at 20.2% — higher than Cook County’s by 15%. The Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is currently set at $25, 750 per year for a family of four. 1 in 5 children in Eastern Illinois struggles with hunger. 1 in every 3 clients served by the foodbank is a child. Sign up today to support this great cause!