5 Million Meals

Help us provide 5 million meals to hungry kids this summer. Your gift will be matched by Tyson Foods, Inc. up to a total of $100,000.

Hunger Scramble

Fight hunger one hole at a time at our 18th Annual Hunger Scramble, presented by West Suburban Bank on August 23 at Cantigny Golf Club.

Full Plate Blog

Check out our recent posts on the Full Plate Blog, featuring farmer's markets, Team Terrific Tuesdays and meet a senior your support helps.

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.

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

Join Our Team

Are you interested in making a career of feeding hungry neighbors? Northern Illinois Food Bank is currently recruiting for several positions on our team and we have multiple AmeriCorps VISTAs openings beginning in August. Apply today!

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National Dairy Month

Who among us doesn’t love a cold glass of fresh milk and a few (just a few!) Oreo cookies? June is National Dairy Month and we are celebrating the importance of dairy in a balanced diet - including providing nine essential nutrients.

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Nutrition Education

New lessons and videos for our Nutrition Education curriculum are now available featuring proteins and grains! Lessons encourage children ages 5-12 to eat healthy by taking an active role in the preparation of meals.

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Farmers' Markets

Curious about the benefits of visiting a farmer's market? Think fresh, variety, affordability and supporting local economy. We even have a list of farmers' markets that accept Link cards.

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Our Generous Partners