Give What Matters

Give what matters this holiday season and help put a dinner on every table. Thanks to a generous group of donors your gift will be DOUBLED!

Holiday Meal Boxes

A $30 gift can provide a complete holiday meal with turkey and trimmings for a family in need. Help us give 35,000 families a reason to give thanks.

Holiday Tribute Card

Specially designed holiday cards for your tribute gifts.

Full Plate Blog

Check out our recent posts on the Full Plate Blog, featuring fall family activities, healthy lunch options and more!

Together We Can Solve Hunger in Northern Illinois

Help us make a difference for our hungry neighbors when you donate time, food or money.

What’s New From Northern Illinois Food Bank

Join Our Team

Are you interested in making a career of feeding hungry neighbors? Northern Illinois Food Bank is currently recruiting for several positions on our team and we have multiple AmeriCorps VISTAs openings. Apply today!

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Jacob Grows Up Healthy and Strong

Because of your support, the Food Bank can provide nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables to Jacob's family. Having access to this food will ensure young Jacob is able to thrive inside and outside the classroom when he begins kindergarten next year.

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Nutrition Education

New lessons and videos for our Nutrition Education curriculum are now available featuring proteins and grains! Lessons encourage children ages 5-12 to eat healthy by taking an active role in the preparation of meals.

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Supporter Spotlight: Anita and Dave

Anita Black and Dave Blatti joined the fight against hunger back in 2010. They were eager to make a meaningful contribution, but weren’t sure where to start. They soon began donating their time and money to help connect struggling families and individuals with the food they need to thrive.

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Our Generous Partners