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.

American Public Works Association
Food Drive and Touch-a-Truck!

June 1 – July 24, 2018

The Lake Branch of the American Public Works Association Chicago Metro Chapter has partnered with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Lake County Department of Transportation, Lake County Fair Association, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and several municipalities to host a county-wide food drive. The food drive will be held from June 1st through July 24th when it will culminate in a public event at the Lake County Fairgrounds (1060 E. Peterson Rd., Grayslake IL.) from 9am-12pm, featuring a Touch-a-Truck for kids of all ages!

Kane County Cougars
Kane County Cougars 50/50 Raffle

July & August, 2018

The Kane County Cougars are feeding hungry neighbors by supporting Northern Illinois Food Bank through their 50/50 Raffle through the months of July and August. Half of the proceeds of each raffle ticket bought at each home game will go to the Food Bank!

Joliet Slammers
Joliet Slammers Game Day Food Drive

July 20, 2018

On Friday July 20th, the Joliet Slammers will be collecting food donations to feed hungry neighbors. Come out and watch the Slammers take on Florence Freedom and bring a donation to support Northern Illinois Food Bank!

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Bite to Fight Hunger

July 30 – August 5, 2018

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen will be donating a portion of the proceeds from dessert sales to local food banks nationwide. Visit their Westmont location and indulge in a dessert to support Northern Illinois Food Bank!

Yard House
Yard House Lombard Grand Opening

July 30, 2018

Yard House will be opening a new location in Lombard and supporting Northern Illinois Food Bank through their Round It Up program, which allows customers to round up their bill to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to the Food Bank!

The Great American Milk Drive
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 give today!

Yard House
Yard House


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


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.

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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