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What’s New From Northern Illinois Food Bank

COVID-19 Updates & Information

See the latest updates on Northern Illinois Food Bank's response to COVID-19 and how it continues to affect the community even after a year.

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Updated: Guide to Visiting a Food Pantry

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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Pop-up Market Helps Neighbor Amid COVID-19

All of us are facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic – and many of our neighbors are in need of food, some for the first time.

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I volunteer at the Food Bank because...

We celebrated ALL of our amazing volunteers who help us solve hunger in Northern Illinois during National Volunteer Week on April 18-24! In the spirit of celebration, we asked our volunteers to share why they volunteer at the Food Bank. Read their responses on our blog.

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