If you have any questions or would like more information, please see our "FAQ" below.
If you still can't find the information you need, please email us or use the Contact Form (below) to reach us.
Q: Are you currently serving dinners?
A. Yes. Thursday, June 11, 2020, will be our first attempt at
providing to-go meals via curbside service from 5pm-6pm.
Please see our homepage or our Facebook page for
more information on where, how & other important details.
Q. How much does a meal cost?
A. Nothing. Our dinners are free and open to the entire
community. We are not serving meals solely to the
underprivileged. The only requirement for attending our
meals are that you enjoy sharing good food with good
Q. How do I get a meal ticket?
A. We hand out tickets at the dinner, at the front door (only).
Q. Where are the dinners held?
A. The First Baptist Church at 169 S. Cherry Street has
graciously allowed us to cook & serve our dinners in their
House. Please enter through the front door (unless
you're volunteering & then we ask you please use the
Q. What time do the dinners start?
A. With the exception of November & December, dinners
begin at 5:15pm and end at 6:15pm. They're held every
2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.
Q. Do I have to be of a certain religious faith to attend or
volunteer at the dinners?
A. We welcome & invite everyone. We aren't religiously
affiliated and none is required to attend or volunteer at
Q. I have a friend/parent/child who can't come to the
dinner. Can I get a ticket to take a dinner to them?
A. In an effort to be fair to those who attend our
dinners, we allow just one ticket per person. However,
at the end of the evening, if we have more food than
attendees, diners are welcome to take additional meals
Q. Can my family come to the dinners?
A. Absolutely! It's our hope that our dinners bring families, friends, co-workers, individuals, neighbors & "just haven't
met you yets" together at the dinner table to enjoy
delicious food, friendly faces and good conversation.
Q. Can I pay for my meal if I want to?
A. Well...no & yes. While we don't take any
money in exchange for a meal ticket, we do accept free
will donations (donation boxes are located inside the
Q. How can I sign up to volunteer?
A. We encourage anyone who would like to volunteer --
individuals, groups, couples, organizations - to use
SignUpGenius because it helps us manage the dinners
better. If you click on the "Volunteer" tab at the
top of this page, you can then click on a date & you'll be
redirected to the SignUpGenius site.
Q. How can I get more information about volunteering?
A: Just click on the "Volunteer" tab at the top of the page
and there you'll find dinner dates & details about
volunteer requirements & duties. Still have questions?
No problem! Please feel free to email us at
Q. I'd love to make a monetary donation. How do I go
about doing so?
A. We use PayPal's secure website to make the donating
process quick, easy & safe. However, if you'd like to
donate via check, you can send it to:
Knox Prairie Community Kitchen
PO Box 1784
Galesburg IL 61402-1784
Q. Do I need to have a PayPal account to donate
A. No. You only need a credit card.
Q. I'd like more information about sponsoring a meal. Is
there someone I can contact?
A. Yes. For additional information about donating or
becoming a meal sponsor, you can click on the "Donate"
tab at the top of this page or email us