Our Vital Volunteers

Check out The Full Plate blog for stories and videos on our dedicated volunteers, Foodie 5K profiles and nutrition tips!

A Taste That Matters

Tickets are on sale now for the 5th annual A Taste That Matters featuring delicous tastings from top area restaurants, open bar and an auction.

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

2016 AmeriCorps VISTAS

Northern Illinois Food Bank is proud to have 11 amazing AmeriCorps VISTAs serving with us this year! As part of their one-year term of service, the VISTA members are aiding the Food Bank in multiple areas of our programs.

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Foodie 5K

We still have two Foodie 5Ks left in the season - May 14 in Libertyville and June 11 in Joliet. Register now to save your spot and enjoy the post-race festival with gourmet food trucks and entertainment.

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Nutrition Education

Our Nutrition Education curriculum is available featuring vegetables! Lessons and videos will be created for each food group and encourage children ages 5-12 to eat healthy by taking an active role in the preparation of meals.

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5 Apps to Save Money on Groceries

Check out these apps which can help you save money on your next trip to the grocery story. The new Full Plate Blog features fun articles like this, recipes and stories from our Food Bank family.

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Our Generous Partners