Northern Illinois Food Bank is fortunate to partner with many local and national companies, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and funds for our neighbors in need. Consider supporting these partnerships or starting your own to help solve hunger.

Remember, every $1 donated can help provide $8 worth of groceries!

 


Cause Marketing Promotions

 

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.

Target

From October 1 — December 31, 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!

Store Locations featuring Northern Illinois Food Bank: Algonquin, Batavia, Crystal Lake, DeKalb, Elgin, North Aurora, Oswego, South Elgin, St. Charles, Yorkville, Machesney Park, Rockford

 

Treetime

From October 1 – 31, Treetime in Lake Barrington is offering a 15% discount on any new artificial Christmas trees to any customer that brings five non-perishable food items to donate to the Food Bank. Visit the Treetime website to learn more and find a list of recommended donation items.

 

Westfield Old Orchard

From October 23 – November 1, guests can take part in the Shop Your Heart Out program and access sweet VIP deals and discounts by making a $10+ donation to a participating non-profit through their website. Tickets will be sold online only, and can be purchased anytime before or during the program (through November 1). During the 10-day event, guests will show their digital ticket when purchasing at participating retailers within the Westfield Old Orchard shopping center, located in Skokie.

 

CVS Pharmacy

From August 10 – December 31, all CVS stores will have an option to for customers to round up their purchase to benefit the Feeding America network, including Northern Illinois Food Bank. Visit the online store locator to find your nearest CVS Pharmacy location.

Save a Lot logo

 

Save A Lot

From August 18 – October 31, customers at Save A Lot stores can round up their purchase to benefit the Feeding America food bank network, including the Food Bank! Find your local store to shop today!

 

Mighty Spark logo

Mighty Spark Food

Mighty Spark is committed to feeding neighbors in need and has partnered with the Feeding America network of food banks to give back to local communities. For every purchase of Mighty Spark’s all-natural poultry and chicken snack sticks, the company donates the equivalent of one meal to a local food bank. You can find Mighty Spark products in-store at retailers such as Meijer, Walmart, Jewel-Osco, & Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. 

 

Cupcake Vineyards, Ava Grace Vineyards, & Chloe Wine Collection logos

Cupcake Vineyards, Ava Grace Vineyards,
& Chloe Wine Collection

From October – December, wine brands Cupcake Vineyards, Ava Grace Vineyards, and Chloe Wine Collection are supporting the Food Bank with a donation to help solve hunger in Northern Illinois. Visit the Cupcake Vineyards, Ava Grace Vineyards, or Chloe Wine Collection websites to find them sold at a retailer near you or purchase them online. 

 

Pierres Ice Cream Company

Pierre’s Ice Cream Company

Starting August 31, Pierre’s Ice Cream Company has released a special line of ice cream pints to benefit Feeding America food banks. Flavors in the Heroes Ice Cream lineup include Hearts for Heroes (black raspberry), Super Stars (vanilla with peanut butter swirl), and Virtual Hugs (caramel). You can find Pierre’s Ice Cream at participating Heinen’s stores in Bannockburn, Barrington, and Lake Bluff.

 

Lagunitas Brewing Company logo

Lagunitas Brewing Company

For the month of October, Lagunitas Brewing Company is supporting the Food Bank with a donation made in honor of their product being sold in Jewel-Osco stores. Find your local Jewel-Osco store to find Lagunitas products near you!

 

Crocs

From July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021, Crocs customers can choose to donate at checkout (in-store and online) to solve hunger! Proceeds will benefit Feeding America and local food banks, including Northern Illinois Food Bank. And stay tuned! They also released a new set of limited-edition Jibbitz™ charms for your Crocs that will benefit the Feeding America network.

 

AAA

Through the Join2Give program, anyone joining AAA as a new Primary member can sign up using code FUNDNIF or mentioning Northern Illinois Food Bank and AAA will make a one-time $20 donation to further the Food Bank’s mission. To join and select the Food Bank as a recipient, contact Angel Birr from the St. Charles office.

 

Robert Campbell Fine Portraiture

Robert Campbell Fine Portraiture, a nationally award-winning photography studio, will be available now through Thanksgiving to photograph your family outdoors. You can book your session for 4 persons or more at a half-priced sitting fee of only $59.00 (which includes a custom 8×10 portrait), and the entire fee will be donated to Northern Illinois Food Bank!

For the outdoor session, the photographer will be masked and following all safety guidelines. Holiday cards and other picture selections are available for purchase after your session.

Please call the studio direct line at (312) 919 – 7880 to arrange your sitting.

 

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

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

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

From July 30, 2020 – July 29, 2021, The Cheesecake Factory will donated $0.25 for every slice of  the Chocolate Caramelicious Cheesecake Made with Snickers flavor sold to Feeding America, which benefits Northern Illinois Food Bank.

 

BoxLunch

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

Locations: Rockford & Online

 

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!

 

Pampered Chef

Pampered Chef is offering limited-edition kitchen products that will result in a donation equivalent to 10 meals to the Feeding America network. Shop the Serve Up a Little Kindness items or round up your order at checkout to fight hunger!

 

The Great American Milk Drive

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

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

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

 


Third Party Events

 

Crop Hunger Walks

 

 

Crop Hunger Walks
by Church World Service

Walk towards a future without hunger by joining one of the 18 different Crop Hunger Walks happening this year in Northern Illinois! Proceeds from the walk are split between Church World Service and local hunger relief organizations, which can include the Food Bank and local food pantries. Find your local walk and enjoy your own virtual walk this September & October!

 

 

Suzy’s Angels
by Suzy’s Swirls

Suzy’s Swirl, an ice cream shop in Lake Bluff, has free downloadable “Suzy’s Angels” to spread good cheer. They’re also selling sticker and magnet versions of the Suzy’s Angels design to benefit the Food Bank.

 

 


Host an Online Fundraiser

Want to raise money online for Northern Illinois Food Bank to feed neighbors in need in your community? There are endless ways and every dollar makes a difference!

Ready to start? Create your online fundraiser!

If you have questions about starting a fundraiser please contact Molly Speckman, 630-443-6910 ext. 196 mspeckman@northernilfoodbank.org.