4th Annual Foodie 5K

Dust off your athletic shoes and build up your appetite! Join the runners, walkers and their families at the event and festival.

A Taste That Matters

Tickets are on sale now for the 6th annual A Taste That Matters featuring delicious tastings from top area restaurants, open bar and an auction.

Join Serving Hope

You care about solving hunger - join our monthly giving group: Serving Hope! It's one of the best ways to make a difference every day of the year.

Full Plate Blog

Celebrate our volunteers, lace up for Foodie 5K, try Spring seasonal recipes, and more!

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

Volunteer Spotlight - Vi Nelson

Following her first volunteer shift, Vi realized the Food Bank was just what she’d been looking for. “I'm so blessed & wanted to give back in some way."

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If you like piña coladas

Covered with tough plates & a sharp crown, pineapples hide their treasure of golden fruit well. Chopping it down to size isn’t as difficult as it looks!

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Continuing to bring Milk2MyPlate

With heavy regulation & short shelf-life, access to fresh dairy products has been a challenge for our partner feeding sites. Milk2MyPlate bridges that gap.

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Foodie 5K – Join us May 13!

If you’re starting from 0, any steps you take before race day are steps to a healthier & happier you. Here's how you can run the entire Foodie 5K distance!

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Our Generous Partners

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