For many, hunger is only one crisis away. Help put an end to it, so our neighbors in Northern Illinois can have the nutritious food they need thrive.

Together We Are Solving Hunger

Let's make a difference for our neighbors in need across Northern Illinois

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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