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.


Fight Hunger Spark Change
Fight Hunger Spark Change

April 22 – May 20 at all Walmart and Sam’s Club stores

We are thrilled to announce that Walmart will be running the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. promotion in 2019. Now in its sixth year, the campaign has raised nearly $75 million to fight hunger. There are two ways to participate:

1) Product Purchase: Purchase participating items at Walmart or Sam’s Club to unlock a donation equivalent to one meal secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks from each supplier. 1 item = 1 meal ($0.10) up to each supplier’s maximum donation. 100% of funds raised through in-store purchases will benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank

2) Register Giving: Customers can also donate to Northern Illinois Food Bank at the registers of Walmart and Sam’s Club stores. Donations of $1, $2, $5 or another amount will be accepted. There is no limit to what can be raised at the register!

Red Nose Day
Red Nose Day

Through May 23, 2019

From now until May 23rd, buy a red nose at any Walgreens store and host your own fundraiser to end child poverty. Share your stories, photos, etc. on social media with #RedNoseDay. Finally, tune in to NBC on May 23rd from 8-9 ET and again at 10pm ET for some special Red Nose Day programming. Find out more at rednoseday.org

The Fresh Market
The Fresh Market: Meals On a Mission

May 2019

The Fresh Market is supporting Northern Illinois Food Bank throughout the month of May. Shop at The Fresh Market and round up your bill to the nearest dollar to make a donation.

On May 11 (12-4pm), buy a $3 gourmet cupcake for Mother’s Day. The Fresh Market will donate $1 for every cupcake purchased!

The Hard Cider Run: Chicago
The Hard Cider Run: Chicago

June 15

Already signed up for Foodie 5K but still want more? Sign up for The Hard Cider Run and support the Food Bank when you register here. Or, sign up as a volunteer! The Hard Cider Run will make a donation to Northern Illinois Food Bank at 15 registered volunteers!

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

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