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


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.

Shake Shack
Shake Shack (Vernon Hills) grand opening

June 21, 2019

We are excited to help Shake Shack celebrate the Grand Opening of their newest store in Vernon Hills. Shake Shack will be donating five percent (5%) of sales from their “Pie Oh My” concrete ice cream treat to support Northern Illinois Food Bank, so come in to Shake Shack for a delicious way to feed your hungry neighbors!

Hogan Design & Construction
Hogan Design & Construction open house and design demonstration

June 29, 2019

Hogan Design & Construction in Geneva is hosting an open house and design demonstration at their Geneva Location ( 21 N 6th St, Geneva, IL 60134). Admission is $5 and all proceeds will support Northern Illinois Food Bank. Learn how to improve your home from the pro’s and help solve hunger in your community! For more information visit:

APWA Chicago Metro
APWA Chicago Metro “Responding To Hunger” Lake County Food Drive & Touch-a-Truck Event

July 23, 2019

Back for its second year in a row, the American Public Works Association is hosting a Lake County-wide food drive involving the Lake County Sheriff’s office and several North Suburban Municipalities. A true community effort, this food drive not only supports the Northern Illinois Food Bank, but also celebrates First Responders. The drive culminates on July 23rd 8:00am – 12:00pm with a community Touch-a-Truck event at Lake County Fairgrounds (1060 N Peterson Rd., Grayslake IL.) featuring vehicles from police, fire, military and public works departments! For more information visit:

Portillo’s for Good Benefit Night (St. Charles)

September 3, 2019

On September 3 from 5-8pm, mention Northern Illinois Food Bank at the St. Charles Portillo’s (3895 E. Main Street St. Charles, IL 60174) and 20% of proceeds from sales will go to the Food Bank in honor of Hunger Action Month. Make a plan to dine out with the family and support our neighbors in need!

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.

caps cause
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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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