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Together We Are Solving Hunger

Help us make a difference for our neighbors in need across Northern Illinois

What’s New From Northern Illinois Food Bank

COVID-19 Updates & Information

With unemployment at a high & the end of government stimulus checks, Northern Illinois Food Bank is working hard in response to COVID-19 and ensuring staff, volunteers, and neighbors are safe.

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Visiting a Food Pantry: Myths & Facts

The decision to visit a food pantry is often a difficult choice for our neighbors. Between the stigma surrounding pantries and common misconceptions about how the system works, many people do not seek the assistance they need.

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Senior Finds Support at Local Food Pantry

At his age, Richard should be relaxing and enjoying retirement. Instead, he's still working hard - but struggles to make ends meet.

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Pop-Up Market Helps Family Face Tough Times

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our community in many ways. From food insecurity to job loss, we know that these are tough times for our neighbors.

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