For every $1 donated, Northern Illinois Food Bank helps provide $8 worth of groceries to a neighbor in need. Every donation makes a real difference. Double your impact with matching gifts. Contact us about planned giving and other gift opportunities.
Sort, pack or distribute food! Volunteer opportunities are available every week in our distributions centers (Geneva, Joliet, Park City and Rockford) and at Mobile Markets throughout the 13 counties we serve. For large groups, we can bring a team-building opportunity to you.
Create an online fundraising page as a team or an individual and raise funds to help provide meals to neighbors in need.
Purchase brand new Food Bank apparel and a portion of your purchase will go to providing food for our neighbors in need. Plus, your new merch will be shipped right you!
Are you passionate about supporting public policy changes to end hunger? Sign up to become a Food Bank Advocate and we’ll send you legislative updates and how you can help.
Share your passion that everyone should have the food the need to thrive. Encourage a neighbor in need to find free food resources. Tell your story about why you are helping to solve hunger. See some of our neighbors’ stories below.
Hunger lives in our community and can impact individuals every single day. Read are some stories from our neighbors who have shared how hunger has impacted them.