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 provides $8 worth of groceries!  

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Amazon Smile
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!

That's Caring
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.

Macy's Bag Hunger
Macy’s Bag Hunger


Macy’s Distribution Center in Minooka, IL will be benefiting the Northern Illinois Food Bank through Macy’s annual Bag Hunger Campaign. This campaign helps to reduce hunger in local communities during the crucial summer months when school meal programs are not available. Visit their website to learn more.

Bobo's Fast Diner
BoBo’s Fast Diner

February and March, 2018

During the months of February and March, BoBo’s Fast Diner in Vernon Hills will be donating 10% of all Wednesday sales to the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Keep BoBo’s in mind for lunch on Wednesdays and support the Food Bank! Visit their website.

Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy Stores
Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy Stores


Oberweis will be collecting donations on behalf of Northern Illinois Food Bank. All 35 Oberweis locations in Illinois will have collection bins at the registers for donations to support the Food Bank. We are excited to partner with Oberweis to Solve Hunger in Illinois! Visit their website.


March 1-31, 2018

Buy a reusable bag at Schnucks stores in Rockford (3134 11th St) and DeKalb (975 South Annie Glidden Rd.) and support the Food Bank. Each bag sold equals $1 for Northern Illinois Food Bank. Visit their website.

Auto Plus
Auto Plus Inc.

April 1-30, 2018

During the month of April, Auto Plus in Addison and Lombard will donate $2 from every oil change to the Food Bank to reach their fundraising goal of $1700! Visit their website.

Fight Hunger Spark Change
Fight Hunger Spark Change – Walmart

April 2-30, 2018

Visit your local Walmart store and help feed our hungry neighbors in Northern Illinois when you purcahse select items. You can multiply your impact by donating at the register or posting on social media! Find a Walmart store.

ReUp – electronics recycling


Donate handheld electronics online – including mobile phones, tablets, cameras, mp3 players, laptops, and more. The organization ReUp Fundraising will pay the fair market value of each item directly to the Food Bank and then sustainably recycle them. The Food Bank will not provide a tax donation letter for the donation. Or download the donation form here, which includes information on how to backup your data and reset the device.

  • An iPad 1 could be worth $80 worth of groceries
  • An iPhone 5 could be worth $120 worth of groceries
  • An iPod Touch could be worth $160 worth of groceries
  • An Xbox One could be worth $360 worth of groceries

The Great American Milk Drive
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 give today!

Yard House
Yard House


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.

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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

Charity Miles
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.

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Olive Theory Pizzeria
Olive Theory Pizzeria Pledge Pies


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,

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