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.

Pappas Restaurants
Pappas Restaurants & Pappadeux Seafood Kitchen

July 30 – August 5, 2019

Pappas Restaurants will donate a portion of proceeds to local food banks nationwide from July 30th – August 5th 2019 during the annual Bite to Fight Hunger! Enjoy some delicious seafood and Cajun cooking and support Northern Illinois Food Bank!

The Capital Grille
Capital Grill Lombard

July 8 – September 1, 2019

Each summer The Capital Grille hosts a summer wine event allowing guests to pair 7 hand selected wines with their dining experience. This year, Capital Grill is giving back: all guests that mention the Northern Illinois Food bank when making their reservations will have a portion of the proceeds from their meal donated to the Food Bank. Please contact Klaudia Trumpach at Capital Grille Lombard directly to set up your reservation between July 8th through September 1st: lombard@tcgdine.com or 630-627-9800

Pushing the Envelope Farm
Pushing the Envelope Farm U-Pick Organic Blackberry Fundraiser

August 10 – September 22, 2019

Our neighbors at Pushing the Envelope Farm (just down the street from the Food Bank) invite you to pick your own berries at $3.50 per pound. Belles’s Berries of Pushing the Envelope Farm will donate $1.00 per pound back to Northern Illinois Food Bank. To register for a time slot to pick call Jenny at 630-926-0010. Pushing the Envelope Farm is located at 1700 Averill, Geneva, IL 60134. Please prepare to pay by check or cash.

Portillo's
Portillo’s for Good Benefit Night (St. Charles)

September 3, 2019

On September 3 from 5-8pm, mention Northern Illinois Food Bank at the St. Charles Portillo’s (3895 E. Main Street St. Charles, IL 60174) and 20% of proceeds from sales will go to the Food Bank in honor of Hunger Action Month. Make a plan to dine out with the family and support our neighbors in need!

Rockford Restaurant Week
Rockford Restaurant Week

September 29 – October 5, 2019

This September, Rockford Restaurant Week will kick off with a week-long food extravaganza with the goal of local restaurants as well as get families out and exploring the city of Rockford. During the week we plan to have many events ranging from cooking competitions to chef Q&A panels to wine tastings and even a live cooking show featuring celebrity chefs! Proceeds from all Rockford Restaurant Week events will be donated to the Northern Illinois Food Bank! Learn more at: rockfordrestaurantweek.com

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.

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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

 


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