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!
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.
February 16-17, 2019
Feed the Need™, a million-meal Feed My Starving Children MobilePack, is happening again this year at North Central College on Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17. Northern Illinois Food Bank benefits from food donations brought to the event by volunteers – last year this netted nearly 2 tons of food! The Food Bank’s own Brian Warner (Food Processing) is on the leadership team of Feed the Need and is requesting our help. This MobilePack needs 1,000 volunteers at each of the six 2-hour sessions to reach the 1.2 MILLION MEAL GOAL and provide nutritious meals for over 3,300 starving children for an entire year. PLEASE register yourselves, friends and family at the following link: www.feedtheneedillinois.org.
March 9, 2019
Just in time for St. Paddy’s Day, the Shamrock Run and Brewfest returns to Arlington International, Saturday March 9th 2019, benefiting Northern Illinois Food Bank! Runners have the option to donate to the Food Bank with their registration or sign up to volunteer at the event, generating donations to Northern Illinois Food Bank as well. The day features free beer samples and runners/volunteers are encouraged to dress up to show their St. Paddy’s spirit! Register to run here or, email Andrew Palmer if interested in volunteering.
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