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

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.

Subway
Subway

November 3 – 9, 2018

November 3rd is world sandwich day! To celebrate, Subway will be running a digital campaign! All sandwiches will be “heroes” for the week, and the campaign slogan will be “Buy a Hero, Be a Hero”. For every online order or order placed via Subway’s mobile app, Subway will donate the equivalent of one meal to Feeding America. No restrictions apply, all online orders are applicable. 75% of revenue from participating Subway stores in our area will support Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market – One Dime at a Time

October 1 – December 31, 2018

Beginning October 1st – December 31st customers who bring their own reusable bags to shop at Whole Foods Market stores in Kildeer and Schaumburg are given the option at the register to receive a 10 cent credit per bag off their bill, or donate those dimes to Northern Illinois Food Bank. Go green and help feed hungry neighbors!

T.J.Maxx
Shop and give back

November 2-4, 2018

With the holidays inching closer, it’s time to give back to your community! When you donate at the register at T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense stores from Nov. 2-4, proceeds will benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank. Visit your local store to make an impact!

Louis Joliet Mall
Louis Joliet Mall

November 15-25, 2018

This holiday season, Louis Joliet Mall has selected Northern Illinois Food Bank to benefit from their For Goodness Sake program, along with 2 other charities. Shop at Louis Joliet Mall from Nov. 15-25 for the opportunity to donate a portion of your purchase to feeding hungry neighbors in Northern Illinois!

Vitalant
Vitalant

November 19-25, 2018

Vitalant invites to you double your impact this November. $5 will be donated for every person giving blood during Thanksgiving week – November 19 – 25. Locations for giving blood can be found at: https://vitalant.org/Home.aspx

Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls

November 10 & 26, 2018

Enjoy the excitement of the Chicago Bulls as they battle the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sat., Nov. 10th and/or San Antonio Spurs on Monday, Nov. 26th.

On these special nights, all supporters of Northern Illinois Food Bank have the opportunity to purchase Chicago Bulls tickets at a discount in the 100-, 200-, and 300-levels.

$5 from every ticket purchased will be donated to Northern Illinois Food Bank. Tickets are limited so be sure to act fast! Follow this link to purchase your tickets today: https://groupmatics.events/group/NIFB

Chicago Wolves
Chicago Wolves

November, 2018

The Chicago Wolves will be “scoring” one for Northern Illinois Food Bank by hosting food drives at each of their 6 home games in November. Come cheer on the Wolves and feed your hungry neighbors in Northern Illinois at the same time. Check the Wolves’ schedule here for November home games!

Ice House Mall and Village Shops
Ice House Mall and Village Shops

November 19 – December 27, 2018

During the “Meals of Hope” Holiday Food Drive for the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Ice House Mall will kick off the holiday season by asking for donations of boxed and canned goods to help feed hungry neighbors throughout Northern Illinois. Collections begin Monday, November 19 through Wednesday, December 27. Customers can bring boxed and canned goods to donate when shopping, dining or visiting Santa. Donation boxes will be located throughout the mall. For more information please call 847-381-6661.

Long Grove Turkey Trot
Long Grove Turkey Trot

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!

Crate & Barrel
Crate & Barrel

November 1 – December 31, 2018

The holidays are a time for giving back and helping our neighbors in need. From November 1st through Dec. 31, customers can donate at the register of Crate and Barrel stores, with 100% of donations benefiting Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Bank of America
Bank of America – Give a Meal

Now – December 31, 2018

The Give A Meal proposition is simple: From now until 12/31/2018, every $1 donated to Give A Meal, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will give $2 more to help Feeding America and its network of food banks provide meals to individuals and families who are food insecure. Donate here: www.bankofamerica.com/give

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