Northern Illinois Food Bank is fortunate to partner with many local and national companies, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and funds for our neighbors in need. Consider supporting these partnerships or starting your own to help solve hunger.

Remember, every $1 donated can help provide $8 worth of groceries!

If your business is interested in a partnership to support the Food Bank, please contact Molly Speckman.

 


Cause Marketing Promotions

 

Walgreens

Walgreens

From June 1 – August 31, customers enrolled in the myWalgreens rewards program can choose to donate the value of their rewards point to benefit local nonprofits, including Northern Illinois Food Bank at select stores. Customers can join myWalgreens to start earning rewards when they shop at Walgreens locations.

Oberon Ale

During the month of June, customers can spread some sunshine with Oberon Ale & Bell’s Brewery! For each 12-pack of Oberon cans sold at Jewel-Osco stores, Bell’s Brewery will donate $1 to Northern Illinois Food Bank! Oberon also invites customers to donate online to help solve hunger this month. Find your local Jewel-Osco store to stock up on this refreshing wheat ale! 

 

Goose Island

From May 1 – June 30, Goose Island Beer Company will donate $1 to Northern Illinois Food Bank for each 12-pack or 15-pack of Goose Island products sold at Jewel-Osco Stores. Find your local Jewel-Osco store store to pick up your favorite summertime brews and help solve hunger!

 

Coca-Cola, Utz, & Buona Beef

From May 5 – September 10, customers can shop for some summertime favorites at Jewel-Osco stores to solve hunger! A $1 donation will be made to the Food Bank when customers purchase a participating item, like any Coca-Cola product, a 7.0-7.5 oz. bags of Utz chip products, or any Buona Beef sausage product. 

 

truenorth

For the month of June, the truenorth Fights Hunger campaign is proud to support the work of Feeding America food banks. Customers can participate by donating at the register at truenorth stores or online.

Schnucks

Starting May 1, customers can choose to donate their Schnucks Rewards Points to nonprofit organizations in their local community, including Northern Illinois Food Bank at select stores. Customers can use the Schnucks Rewards app or on the Schnucks website to participate, and the donated points will translate into a monetary donation for the local nonprofit. Find your local Schnucks store to shop and earn Schnucks Rewards Points to participate!

 

Concord Marketing Solutions

For 2021, Concord Marketing Solutions is proud to partner with Northern Illinois Food Bank for its new corporate giving program. They will be making a donation to the Food Bank for each order placed through their e-Commerce platform to help provide groceries to neighbors in need. So far, they’ve raised over $25,000 worth of groceries to solve hunger in Northern Illinois! Visit their website for more information about their available services. 

 

The Birdhouse Lady

Located in Geneva, The Birdhouse Lady sells hand-crafted birdhouses & feeders that create a beautiful focal point for any yard! As a part of their commitment to the community, they will be donating a portion of all proceeds to local nonprofit organizations, including Northern Illinois Food Bank. To shop these beautiful builds, visit the shop at  109 S. First Street, Geneva, IL 60134 or call 331-248-0072 for more information.

Plus, during this year’s annual Geneva Swedish Days from June 24-27, The Birdhouse Lady will donate 90% of sales proceeds to Northern Illinois Food Bank!

 

Marché

Located in Glen Ellyn, Marché is a specialty cheese, wine, & meat shop that offers delights including charcuterie boards, a monthly cheese club, fresh-served sandwiches, and more! To support the mission of solving hunger, Marché is donating $10 for each Victory Cheese Box sold. Customers can purchase this local cheese specialty box by shopping online or in-store.

 

TikTok

Starting June 1, TikTok will be launching a new in-app simulation game called The Garden of Good, where gamers can grow a virtual garden and give back to the Feeding America network. For each pound of virtual harvest donated by TikTok gardeners, TikTok will donate one meal to Feeding America and its member food banks.

 

Pederson’s Natural Farms

Pederson’s Natural Farms is proud to partner with Feeding America to support local food banks, and has committed to providing at least 1.5 million meals from April 2021 through April 2022. The company will be making a donation for each Rally Room Subscription Membership charge, and will also be collecting online donations to support the campaign. Learn more about Pederson’s Natural Farms meat products and shop online by visiting their website

 

Mighty Spark logo

Mighty Spark Food

Mighty Spark is committed to feeding neighbors in need and has partnered with the Feeding America network of food banks to give back to local communities. For every purchase of Mighty Spark’s all-natural poultry and chicken snack sticks, the company donates the equivalent of one meal to a local food bank. You can find Mighty Spark products in-store at retailers such as Meijer, Walmart, Jewel-Osco, & Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. 

 

Crocs

From July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021, Crocs customers can choose to donate at checkout (in-store and online) to solve hunger! Proceeds will benefit Feeding America and local food banks, including Northern Illinois Food Bank.

 

AAA

Through the Join2Give program, anyone joining AAA as a new Primary member can sign up using code FUNDNIF or mentioning Northern Illinois Food Bank and AAA will make a one-time $20 donation to further the Food Bank’s mission. To join and select the Food Bank as a recipient, contact Angel Birr from the St. Charles office at 630-587-7700 ext. 201.

 

That’s Caring

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.

The Cheesecake Factory

 

The Cheesecake Factory

From July 30, 2020 – July 29, 2021, The Cheesecake Factory will donated $0.25 for every slice of  the Chocolate Caramelicious Cheesecake Made with Snickers flavor sold to Feeding America, which benefits Northern Illinois Food Bank.

 

BoxLunch

Every $10 purchased in-store and online will result in BoxLunch donating 1 meal ($0.10) to the Feeding America network, benefiting Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Locations: Rockford & Online

 

Amazon Smile

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!

 

Pampered Chef

Pampered Chef is offering limited-edition kitchen products that will result in a donation equivalent to 10 meals to the Feeding America network. Shop the Serve Up a Little Kindness items or round up your order at checkout to fight hunger!

 

The Great American Milk Drive

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!

 

Prairie Farms Our Caps Your Cause

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

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

 


Third Party Events

 

Music: Food For Life Benefit Concert

Join Music: Food For Life for their second annual benefit concert on Saturday, June 19 at 7:00 PM CST! The free virtual program will feature a variety of Chicagoland musicians performing a diverse mix of genres and stylings, with all donations benefiting Northern Illinois Food Bank. Be sure to tune in for some great jams for a good cause!  

 

Join the Food Bank’s Marathon Team!

Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Marathon team provides you with an experience that expands beyond crossing the Bank of America Chicago Marathon finish line on October 10, 2021. You will be part of a network of individuals who believe everyone should have access to nutritious food and will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our hungry neighbors. Learn more about the Food Bank’s Marathon Team & join today!

 


Host an Online Fundraiser

Want to raise money online for Northern Illinois Food Bank to feed neighbors in need in your community? There are endless ways and every dollar makes a difference!

Ready to start? Create your online fundraiser!

If you have questions about starting a fundraiser please contact Molly Speckman, 630-443-6910 ext. 196 mspeckman@northernilfoodbank.org.