$1 helps provide $16

Today, your gift DOUBLES to feed local families! You can help us meet the match and fill empty plates.

Foodie 5K 2019

Run for fun, eat for FREE! Join the runners, walkers and their families at Foodie 5K in Wheaton and Libertyville.

Tomorrow's Harvest

Your Legacy Matters. Learn how to make the gift of a lifetime, which can benefit you and your loved ones as well as our hungry neighbors.

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

HAM 2018 - Take action this September!

Attend an event, learn about hunger in our community, and be assured your support makes a tangible difference in the lives of our neighbors in need.

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Making a difference in 6th grader Montserrat's life

In the backpack, there’s enough healthy food for the weekend like cereal, apples and her favorite: pasta. "Sometimes I get home and there’s nothing to eat."

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After-school pantry provides take-home food to students

It may seem strange to put a food pantry among teenagers, but Mary (17) thinks it’s a great idea, “I do a lot of cooking at home for the three of us."

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How to pick out the perfect fruit

Use this guide to pick out your favorite fruits at their peak – from apples and apricots to papaya and figs – based on their appearance, scent, & firmness.

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Our Generous Partners

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