Milk2MyPlate Program

Help Northern Illinois Food Bank provide gallons of nutritious, fresh milk to hungry families.

Summer Meal Program

The Food Bank is providing summer meals for hungry kids across our service area. Read more about the program and how to find a site near you.

Remarkable Routine

Go behind the scenes as the daily meal is prepared and served at Shepherd’s Table soup kitchen

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

Skills Based Volunteering

Do you have skills? Do you want to give back to the Food Bank while using your unique skill set? We have a brand new Skills Based Volunteering program and are looking for volunteers that want to use their professional skills and general life skills to help solve hunger today.

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Hunger Champions

Every month we have generous supporters joining in our mission of solving hunger. Every action, big or small, makes a difference for our hungry neighbors. See who we are highlighting this month...

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Disaster Relief

Northern Illinois Food Bank is currently working to provide needed food to our member food pantries in Grundy and Kankakee Counties, and to hold Mobile Pantries as needed to assist those who were affected by the recent tornadoes and flooding. You can help by contributing to our Disaster Fund.

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Who Your Support Helps

Meet Eva, one of the 71,000 hungry neighbors receiving food each week from the Food Bank and our network of member agencies. Eva works at a fast food restaurant but struggles to make ends meet.

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Our Generous Partners