Hands of Hope

Our volunteers are vital to our ability to serve 600,000 hungry neighbors annually. We celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month and say THANK YOU.

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

Volunteers in Action

Want to see our dedicated volunteers in action? Every week we post photos of our hands-on volunteers from each Center. See who helped feed hungry neighbors last week and sign up to join us!

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2015 AmeriCorps VISTAs

Northern Illinois Food Bank is proud to have eight amazing AmeriCorps VISTAs serving with us. As part of their one-year term, they are aiding the Food Bank in the areas of community engagement, capacity building and volunteer development. Meet our VISTA members...

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A Taste that Matters presented by Jewel-Osco

Join us as we celebrate the 4th annual A Taste That Matters: a culinary event benefiting Northern Illinois Food Bank. More than 600 guests will sample signature dishes from local restaurants and Chefs and bid on an expansive silent auction. Tickets ON SALE now!

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Food Bank In The News

For Global Youth Service Day, a group of students from St. Charles East High School prepared two garden plots at the Food Bank which will be used for education and to distribute produce through our feeding programs. Read the full story and other news stories...

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