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!
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!
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.
Hunger Action Month (September 2018)
Dine at one of our partner restaurants this September to help us raise funds for our hungry neighbors. View a list of participating restaurants and learn more about Pass the Plate.
Jewel-Osco’s “Hunger Is” promotion runs through the month of September! Visit one of 26 participating stores in DuPage, Lake, Kane, Will, DeKalb and McHenry Counties to join Jewel-Osco in working to end childhood hunger. 50% of sales proceeds will go to Northern Illinois Food Bank’s BackPack program which provides hungry children with nutritious food throughout the school year.
Orange is the color of hunger awareness. So, Orange Theory Fitness invites you to Get fit and fight hunger! Orange Theory will be holding a month-long food drive during the month of September in honor of Hunger Month. In addition, on September 8th, Orange Theory will donate $3 to Northern Illinois Food Bank for each person who comes to work out wearing Orange
Participating locations include Wheaton, Elmhurst, and Rockford.
September 13, 2018
Bill’s Pizza & Pub will be donating 10% of profits to Northern Illinois Food Bank on “Go Orange Day” which is September 13th in honor of Hunger Action Month. Stop in for a slice and help feed your hungry neighbors at the same time!
September 14-17, 2018
From September 14th – 17th, the Joliet YMCA will be running a membership sale in honor of Hunger Action Month. New members will enjoy a $0 joiner’s fee when donating 5 non-perishable items. Current members donating the 5 items will get 3 extras quest passes.
September 15-30, 2018
Louis Joliet Mall will be hosting a food drive for Hunger Action Month from September 15th – September 30th. Come shop until you drop and drop off some food for your hungry neighbors!
November 22, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that we have been chosen again as the Long Grove Turkey Trot’s official 2018 charity partner! Please join us for the #TurkeyTradition as a volunteer Thanksgiving morning! For details or to register, visit the website here. To volunteer, please fill out this form. All volunteers receive a free long-sleeved event shirt. We hope to see you there!
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!
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.
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.
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’s 1/10 pledge will donate one pizza to the Food Bank for every ten pizzas purchased by customers.
Location: Downers Grove
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, email@example.com.
Ready to start? Register your Fundraiser or Food & Fund Drive