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

 

 

Jewel-Osco

Thank you to our friends at Jewel-Osco who are collecting donations at the register for the Nourishing Neighbors Community Relief Campaign. Proceeds will benefit local food banks, their network food pantries, schools and senior centers. We are grateful for your partnership and generosity through food and fund donations and this special promotion.

 

Walmart – Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

From May 14 — May 31, the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign gives shoppers the opportunity to support the Food Bank by rounding-up their purchases to the nearest dollar when shopping online at Walmart.com or on the app. You can also donate online.

 

Target – Circle

From April 1 — June 30, Target guests can vote for Northern Illinois Food Bank through the Target Circle free loyalty program to help determine how Target’s donation will be divvied up among local nonprofits. Find out more about Target Circle online. Guests can shop, earn votes, and support the Food Bank!

Participating Stores: Algonquin, Batavia, Crystal Lake, DeKalb, Elgin, Machseney Park, North Aurora, Oswego, Rockford, South Elgin, St. Charles, Yorkville, & ONLINE

 

 

Danone

Celebrate National Dairy Month from June 1 — 30 by purchasing Oikos yogurt or Light & Fit yogurt at Jewel, and Danone will donate a percentage of the proceeds to the Food Bank— up to $100,000!

 

 

Goose Island & Jewel

From May 1—June 30, Goose Island will donate $1 to the Food Bank for each 12-pack or 15-pack of Goose Island beer purchased at Jewel. Thanks for fighting hunger!

 

 

Coca-Cola, Utz, & Bo’s Burgers

From April 22 – September 8, customers at all Jewel stores in Illinois & Indiana have an opportunity to give back! When customers purchase any Coca-Cola product, a 7.0-7.5 oz. bag of UTZ chip products, and a 32 oz. box of Bo’s Burgers frozen patty products, they will donate $1 to the Food Bank (up to $10,000). 

 

 

Circle K

When customers fuel up at participating Circle K stores from April 10 — June 30, Circle K will donate one meal to a local Feeding America food bank. With a goal of 40 million meals provided, Circle K is excited to help solve hunger.

Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.

The team at Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. has switched from slinging drinks to filling sanitizer during this challenging time. They’ve created a special t-shirt to honor their employees’ efforts, and all profits from the t-shirt sales will benefit the Food Bank. Visit www.whiskeyacres.com/food-bank-donations for more information or to order your shirt.

Nobel House

Nobel House greatly appreciates their supporters that are currently purchasing gift cards to support local restaurants. For every gift card sold, Nobel House (Geneva location) will donate 10% of the proceeds to Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Location: Geneva

Shake Shack

Ongoing

For every Pie Oh My flavored concrete sold, Shake Shack will donate 5% of the proceeds to the Food Bank.

Locations: Schaumburg, Vernon Hills, Oak Brook

 

 

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.

 

The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory – Annual Slice Campaign

From July 30, 2019 – July 29, 2020, The Cheesecake Factory will donated $0.25 for every slice of Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake flavor sold to Feeding America, which benefits Northern Illinois Food Bank.

 

 

BoxLunch

Ongoing

Every $10 purchased in-store and online will result in BoxLunch donating 1 meal ($0.10) to the Feeding America network, benefitting Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Locations: Rockford & ONLINE

 

 

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!

 

 

Pampered Chef

Ongoing

Pampered Chef is offering limited-edition kitchen products that will result in a donation equivalent to 10 meals to Feeding America (which benefits Northern Illinois Food Bank). Shop the “Round Up From the Heart” products at www.pamperedchef.com.

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

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

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 Molly Speckman, 630-443-6910 ext. 196 mspeckman@northernilfoodbank.org.

Ready to start? Create your online fundraiser!