Holiday Meal Boxes

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

4-star Rated Charity

The Food Bank has 12 consecutive years of a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and we were recently selected as a Top 20 Chicagoland charity.

Holiday Cards

In lieu of gifts this holiday season, make a donation to Northern Illinois Food Bank and receive a specially designed holiday card to send.

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

Full on Faith

Northern Illinois Food Bank is excited to announce Full on Faith, a week long initiative dedicated to helping faith-based organizations serve in mission with their community. Groups of all faiths may participate February 22-27 to help us spread awareness, educate each other on the need and help us pack 150,000 meals!

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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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Holiday Cards

Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Make a $10 donation to the Food Bank in honor of a loved one and receive a specially designed holiday card to send. Give the gift of holiday meals to a neighbor in need!

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Who Your Support Helps

Meet Trish, whose minimum wage salary along with her husband's is not enough to make ends meet. She visits our food pantry network to stock her shelves and be able to afford much needed medicine.

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Our Generous Partners