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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Promotions and Fundraisers


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.


Holiday Food Drives
Holiday Food Drives

Ashley HomeStore grand opening food drives
December 2-9, 2017
Locations: 1777 S. Randall Road, Geneva
2900 S. Highland Park Ave, Downers Grove

Chicago Wolves food drives
Home Games: November 11, 12, 21, 25, 26
Location: 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont
Fans bring canned good to each game and are collected at the entrance.

Ice House Mall “Meals of Hope” holiday food drive
November 13 – December 27
Location: 200 Applebee St, Barrington


Whole Foods
Whole Foods

October – December 31, 2017
Locations: Kildeer and Schaumburg stores

Reuse a bag and give back to your local community. Donate your 10-cent bag refund for every bag you reuse while shopping with Whole Foods and the proceeds will go to the Food Bank.


Arvidson Pools & Spas
Arvidson end-of-year charitable campaign

November 28 – December 31, 2017

For every hot tub sold during this timeframe, you will be able to have a $50 donation awarded to the Food Bank. Get started at


Long Grove Turkey Trot
Long Grove Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Day, November 24

Participate in the Long Grove Turkey Trot 5k & 8k walk/run. Northern Illinois Food Bank is the charity of choice for this event, so register and make a donation on our behalf. We also need volunteers to help us the day of the race.

To register or for more race info visit
If you are interested in volunteering contact Amy Hettinger

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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.

Visit for more information

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