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.

Foodie 5K

Our final Foodie 5K is June 11 - don't miss the opportunity to run on the Speedway track, eat from gourmet food trucks and support the Food Bank!

Full Plate Blog

Check out our recent posts to the Full Plate Blog, featuring the ACE conference, summer meal sites and tips for picky eaters to eat healthier.

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

2016 AmeriCorps VISTAS

Northern Illinois Food Bank is proud to have 11 amazing AmeriCorps VISTAs serving with us this year! As part of their one-year term of service, the VISTA members are aiding the Food Bank in multiple areas of our programs.

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Foodie 5K

We still have two Foodie 5Ks left in the season - May 14 in Libertyville and June 11 in Joliet. Register now to save your spot and enjoy the post-race festival with gourmet food trucks and entertainment.

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Nutrition Education

Our Nutrition Education curriculum is available featuring vegetables! Lessons and videos will be created for each food group and encourage children ages 5-12 to eat healthy by taking an active role in the preparation of meals.

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5 Apps to Save Money on Groceries

Check out these apps which can help you save money on your next trip to the grocery story. The new Full Plate Blog features fun articles like this, recipes and stories from our Food Bank family.

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