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You care about solving hunger - join our monthly giving group: Serving Hope! It's one of the best ways to make a difference every day of the year.

A Cup of Hope

Our Executive Women's Council is pleased to announce its second annual event - A Cup of Hope: a garden tea to solve hunger on March 5 in Naperville.

4th Annual Foodie 5K

Dust off your athletic shoes and build up your appetite! Join the runners, walkers and their families at the event and festival.

Full Plate Blog

Deliciously healthy recipes, creative ways to get involved, inspiring stories from our neighbors, and much 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

Guilt-Free Healthier Sweets

Easily prepare the rich Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge for an instant favorite, or impress your guests with Banana Caramel Custards topped with sweet, flavorful dates!

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Favorite Seasonal Produce: Winter

How can we fight away the winter blues with food? It all starts by knowing what’s in season—and we’re here to share some of our favorites!

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Heat or Eat? Tough Choices for Hungry Neighbors

Did you know: 77% of households in Northern Illinois often have to choose between paying for food and paying for utilities. Here's how you can help.

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Canned Goods are Good & Creative Food Drives

Part of our mission at Northern Illinois Food Bank is to provide nutritious meals to those in need, and shelf stable foods are a large part of that goal.

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