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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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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Foodie 5K Success!

Our Foodie 5Ks on April 11 at Cantigny Park and May 9 at Adler Park were a huge success, raising nearly $200,000 for hungry neighbors. Check out the recaps, fun photos and register for the final 5K on October 3!

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Food Bank In The News

Northern Illinois Food Bank and Prairie Farms Dairy have been recognized with a 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for our innovative Milk2MyPlate program. Read the full story and other news stories...

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Our Generous Partners