To help you plan your visit, we’ve provided addresses of all of our centers, along with maps to each, below. In addition to volunteering and tours at each of our four centers, our West Suburban Center in Geneva offers state-of-the-art meeting spaces and a demonstration kitchen, making it easy to create a full or half-day teambuilding experience for your group. Our Center in Rockford also offers a meeting space for groups.
West Suburban Center
273 Dearborn Court
Geneva, IL 60134
North Suburban Center
13950 W. Business Center Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045
765 Research Parkway
Rockford, IL 61109
South Suburban Center
171 South Larkin Avenue
Joliet, IL 60436
Join us to see first-hand how Northern Illinois Food Bank provides nutritious food to those in need by acquiring, storing, and distributing millions of pounds of food each month. This behind the- scenes tour provides a rare glimpse into all the major spaces of our facilities allowing you to learn more about solving hunger in Northern Illinois.
To make a tour reservation, register online. Registrations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Need to hold an off-site meeting? Looking for a teambuilding exercise that is both fun and rewarding? Northern Illinois Food Bank can help! The Food Bank’s West Suburban Center in Geneva offers meeting spaces equipped with audio/visual technology. Rooms are available to accommodate groups from three to 300 people. The Northwest Center in Rockford offers a meeting space to accommodate groups up to 60 people.
Our meeting spaces offer flexibility with seating configurations to meet your needs. We’ve provided below photos and capacity information for each room. For companies looking to engage your employees in an exercise in working together, the Food Bank setting allows you to turn your meeting into a teambuilding experience. Group volunteer sessions allow team members to build camaraderie by working together to sort, label and repack food donations for distribution to the 900 partner feeding programs in the Food Bank network.
Can be used separately (see possible configurations below) or combined for a total capacity of up to 250 guests.
Features: Built-in projector and screen in each classroom