Signature Events


A Cup of HopeFoodie 5KFoodie 5KHunger ScrambleA Taste That Matters


A Cup of Hope


A Cup of Hope

a virtual tea to solve hunger

hosted by Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Executive Women’s Council

Virtual Event coming March 2021

View photos from the 2020 event!

What to expect: Proceeds from A Cup of Hope directly benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank’s various feeding programs.

For additional information, please contact Chris Fisher at 630-443-6910 ext. 221 or


Foodie 5K

April 2021 – 9:00AM

Cantigny Park
1 S 151 Winfield Rd. Wheaton, IL 60189

June 2021 – 9:00AM

Independence Grove
16400 Buckley Rd. Libertyville, IL 60048

During a time when we can’t be together in person, we’re grateful for the opportunity to be together virtually and team up to make sure no one goes hungry in Northern Illinois! Supporters can register to walk, run, or exercise on their own to get in the Foodie 5K spirit on event day! Participants receive a swag bag with sponsor giveaways, an exclusive medal and a Foodie 5K t-shirt! All ages welcome.

Search #Foodie5K on social media to view participant photos from the 2020 Virtual Events!

For sponsorship information or if you have any questions/concerns, contact Chris Fisher: Email or call 630-443-6910 ext. 221.


A Taste That Matters

9th Annual A Taste That Matters
presented by Jewel-Osco
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
 View PHOTOS from the 2019 event!

Get a “Taste” of our new virtual event and join us for an evening of raffle prizes, cooking demonstrations, and a fabulous silent auction. The need is greater than ever, and hunger doesn’t wait! Watch the live event free by tuning in on our Northern Illinois Food Bank Facebook page! In the weeks before the live event, you may purchase raffle tickets for $100 each; each ticket enters you into 30 raffles for various $100 restaurant gift cards. The Food Bank is proud to support local restaurants who have generously partnered with us for many years. Together, we are solving hunger in Northern Illinois!

RSVP before September 10th and be entered into an exclusive Early Bird raffle drawing!
Click here to RSVP, purchase raffle tickets, view sponsorship information, and learn more about our online event!

For questions, inquiries, or to donate a silent auction item, please contact Shelby Johnson at 630-443-6910 ext. 117.


Hunger Scramble

23rd Annual Hunger Scramble Golf Outing

August 2021
Cantigny Golf Club, Wheaton

What to expect: A fun, scramble-style outing, including on-course tastings and giveaways and scenic views. Immediately followed by an outdoor lunch including food, open bar, a silent auction and raffle prizes. This event will sell-out!

This event will have tee-time starts instead of a shotgun start. Please note that tee time preference will be given on a first come first serve basis.

Number of expected guests: 206
Attire: Collared shirts, no jeans

View photos from the 2020 event!

For sponsorship information, more information, or to donate a silent auction or raffle item, contact Chris Fisher at 630-443-6910 ext. 221.