Give What Matters

Give what matters this holiday season and help put a dinner on every table. Thanks to a generous group of donors your gift will be DOUBLED!

Holiday Meal Boxes

A $30 gift can provide a complete holiday meal with turkey and trimmings for a family in need. Help us give 35,000 families a reason to give thanks.

Holiday Tribute Card

NEW designs! With each card, you'll be making a $10 donation on behalf of family and friends, providing $80 worth of groceries for hungry neighbors

Coming Soon!

South Suburban Center set to open in 2018.

Full Plate Blog

Uniting communities, stories from school, how-to recipe videos, 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

Paying it forward pays back

Studies show giving has many physical and mental health benefits. Good for the giver and receiver, generosity is truly the best investment you can make!

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A brief history of holiday favorites

Eggnog, fruitcake, and gingerbread go hand-in-hand with the holiday season, have a long and rich history. Here's how these traditional treats came to be.

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A holiday meal on every table

Together, we can make sure the only empty plates this Thanksgiving come with full stomachs. Here’s how you can help us provide more meals to more families.

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Cranberries Anytime

Small in size but mighty in flavor, cranberries add a pop of color in everything from trail mix to meatloaf. Watch the video for cranberry inspiration!

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Our Generous Partners

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