Northern Illinois Food Bank is fortunate to partner with many local and national companies, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and funds for our hungry neighbors. Look below to support a fundraiser in your area or learn how to host your own fundraiser to benefit the Food Bank. Remember, every $1 helps provide $8 worth of groceries!  

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Promotions and Fundraisers

 

Amazon Smile
Amazon Smile

Ongoing

When you shop at AmazonSmile and select Northern Illinois Food Bank, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price. Bookmark this link and support us when you shop!

That's Caring
That’s Caring

Ongoing

Buy the perfect hostess gift, holiday gift, or corporate gift basket from That’s Caring. For every basket purchased, That’s Caring donates funds to Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Backpack Program, which provides meals to kids over the weekend, when they aren’t able to rely on school lunches. Visit the website to view their selection and make a difference to the youth in our community.

Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market – One Dime at a Time

October 1 – December 31, 2018

Beginning October 1st – December 31st customers who bring their own reusable bags to shop at Whole Foods Market stores in Kildeer and Schaumburg are given the option at the register to receive a 10 cent credit per bag off their bill, or donate those dimes to Northern Illinois Food Bank. Go green and help feed hungry neighbors!

Ice House Mall and Village Shops
Ice House Mall and Village Shops

November 19 – December 27, 2018

During the “Meals of Hope” Holiday Food Drive for the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Ice House Mall will kick off the holiday season by asking for donations of boxed and canned goods to help feed hungry neighbors throughout Northern Illinois. Collections begin Monday, November 19 through Wednesday, December 27. Customers can bring boxed and canned goods to donate when shopping, dining or visiting Santa. Donation boxes will be located throughout the mall. For more information please call 847-381-6661.

Crate & Barrel
Crate & Barrel

November 1 – December 31, 2018

The holidays are a time for giving back and helping our neighbors in need. From November 1st through Dec. 31, customers can donate at the register of Crate and Barrel stores, with 100% of donations benefiting Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo

Through December 31, 2018

Wells Fargo Wells Fargo will bring its customers and 265,000 Team Members together to help more families share holiday meals through local food drives, employee engagement and consumer participation in fundraising Donate money at your nearest Wells Fargo ATM or non-perishables by stopping by your nearest Wells Fargo branch. Additionally, Wells Fargo will match each donation made to the Feeding America network through the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank Campaign, up to one million dollars.

Santa's Village
Santa’s Village

During the weekends of December 8th and 9th & 15th and 16th, enjoy a $1 discount off park admission per canned item up to 5 items per person. Santa’s Village will also match the final donation amount dollar for dollar. Finally, one family donating $25.00 or more to the Food Bank gets a family 4 pack to return next season.

Punch & Candy graphic novel
Punch & Candy at Midnight – a graphic novel

Local author Tom Dell’Aringa is benefiting the Food Bank through his art! All proceeds from his new graphic novel Punch & Candy at Midnight will go directly toward feeding hungry neighbors through a donation to Northern Illinois Food Bank. Preview the book and order your copy here.

The Great American Milk Drive
The Great American Milk Drive

Ongoing

The first-ever nationwide program to deliver nutrient-rich gallons of milk to children and families who need it most. Donations go to Northern Illinois Food Bank based on the donor’s zip code and is distributed in the form of milk coupons. Visit milklife.com give today!

Yard House
Yard House

Ongoing

Round It Up America® at Yard House is a program that gives everyday Americans the opportunity to donate pocket change by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar, allowing for small and potentially frequent giving.

caps cause
Prairie Farms Our Caps Your Cause

Ongoing

Donate 5¢ to the food bank with your purchase of Prairie Farms milk in gallon or half gallon sizes. Peel off the Prairie Farms cap sticker and enter the unique code at www.prairiefarms.com/our-caps-your-cause.aspx.

Charity Miles
Charity Miles

Ongoing

Download the Charity Miles app in iTunes or the Play Store, and get started. Select Feeding America as your charity of choice, and Charity Miles will donate 10 cents per mile biked, and 25 cents per mile walked or ran. Northern Illinois Food Bank will receive 65% of the donations raised in our service area. So get out there, get healthy, and help feed our hungry neighbors.

Visit www.charitymiles.org for more information

Olive Theory Pizzeria
Olive Theory Pizzeria Pledge Pies

Ongoing

Olive Theory Pizzeria’s 1/10 pledge will donate one pizza to the Food Bank for every ten pizzas purchased by customers.
Location: Downers Grove

 


Host a Fundraiser

Want to raise money for Northern Illinois Food Bank to feed hungry neighbors in your community? There are endless ways and every dollar makes a difference! If you have questions about starting a fundraiser please contact Kate Thomas at (630) 443-6910 ext. 117, kthomas@northernilfoodbank.org.

 
Ready to start? Register your Fundraiser or Food & Fund Drive