About Hunger

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Learn More About Hunger and Healthy Nutrition Choices

425,000 neighbors across northern Illinois face hunger. 1 in 5 kids across northern Illinois are food insecure. Be the 1 that makes a difference.  Learn more about our hungry neighbors through research like Map the Meal Gap and the Hunger Study. Take the SNAP Challenge and live off the meal budget of a hungry neighbor. Take advantage of our nutrition resources and educate yourself, family and friends about the importance of a healthy diet.

$5 Daily Meal Budget

Try the SNAP Challenge and walk a day, week or month in the shoes of a hungry neighbor.

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Need Food?

Connect with a Network Partner nearest you. We currently have 800 partner food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, and special programs serving 13 counties across northern Illinois.

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The Facts About Hunger

Find out what hunger looks like in our community. Review the findings of the Map The Meal Gap study today.

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