2017 Signature Events

 

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A Cup of Hope, A Garden Tea to Solve Hunger

hosted by Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Executive Women’s Council

Sunday, March 5, 2017
Hotel Arista, 2139 City Gate Lane, Naperville, IL 60563

What to expect: Networking opportunities with like-minded women, while enjoying an extensive and descriptive selection of loose teas, sparkling wine, finger sandwiches, fresh fruit, and assorted pastries and scones.

Number of expected guests: 300
Attire: Business Casual

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities packet
 

Register Online

 
 
For additional information, please contact Monica Marr at 847-336-3663 ext.748 or mmarr@northernilfoodbank.org.


4th Annual Foodie 5K

presented by Meijer

To register or for more information visit: www.SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K

April 1 — Cantigny Park, Wheaton
May 13 — Independence Grove, Libertyville
September 9 — Lewis University, Romeoville

9:00 a.m. start time. All Ages Welcome.

View PHOTOS from the 2016 Cantigny event!
View PHOTOS from the 2016 Chicagoland Speedway event!

See you at the 2017 Foodie 5K Events!

What to expect: Three unique opportunities to support the mission of the food bank. The chipped-timed Foodie 5Ks are suitable for serious, and not-so-serious runners. Whether you beat your PR, or enjoyed the course leisurely with friends, all participants will enjoy the post-event festival including gourmet food trucks, entertainment, a kid’s zone, and much more! View the 2015 event recap VIDEO.

Number of expected guests: 2,500
Attire: Event is outdoors, rain or shine. Please dress accordingly

For sponsorship information, to volunteer, or to register a team or individually, contact Monica Marr: Email or call 847-336-3663 ext. 748.
 

Contact: Monica Marr

 


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6th Annual A Taste That Matters,
A Culinary Event

presented by Jewel-Osco

Thursday, May 18, 2017  :  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace

View PHOTOS from the 2016 event!
View VIDEO from the 2016 event!

For sponsorship information, more information, or to donate a silent auction item, contact Monica Marr at 847-336-3663 ext. 748.

Consider joining the event planning committee to help grow the silent auction and guest list! If you are interested please contact Kate Thomas: Email or call 630-443-6910 ext. 136.

 

Contact: Kate Thomas

 


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19th Annual Hunger Scramble Golf Outing

presented by West Suburban Bank

August 22, 2017
Cantigny Golf Club, Wheaton

What to expect: A fun, scramble-style outing, including on-course tastings and giveaways and scenic views. Immediately followed by the 19th hole reception including food, open bar, a silent auction and raffle prizes. This event will sell-out!

Number of expected guests: 206
Attire: Collared shirts, no jeans

For sponsorship information, more information, or to donate a silent auction or raffle item, contact Monica Marr at 847-336-3663 ext. 748.

 

Contact: Monica Marr

 


Stars and Cars Northern Illinois Food Bank event

Stars and Cars

October 11, 2017
Steve Foley Bentley, Cadillac, Rolls-Royce of Northbrook

What to expect: Enjoy entertainment, an extensive silent/live auction, open bar, and mouthwatering tastings provided by Chefs and popular restaurants, while mingling with local celebrities and athletes among luxury vehicles, while supporting the food bank’s hunger relief programs. View the 2016 event recap VIDEO and PHOTOS.

Number of expected guests: 250
Attire: Business/Cocktail

For 2017 sponsorship information, to purchase tickets, to participate as a tasting partner, or to donate a silent auction item, contact Monica Marr at 847-336-3663 ext. 748.

Restaurants, beverage and unique food companies are welcome to join us as a Tasting Partner for this annual event. Please view the 2017 Tasting Partner Application and reach out to Monica Marr with questions.

Consider being a part of the event planning committee to help grow the silent auction and guest list! If you are interested please contact Monica Marr: Email or call 847-336-3663 ext. 748

 

Contact: Monica Marr