Feeding Illinois

Working Towards a Hunger-Free Illinois


Help Tackle Hunger

Illini Guardians contracted with Bryce Barnes, Zylon Crisler, Jer’Zhan Newton, Alex Palczewski, Julian Pearl, Alex Pihlstrom, Keith Randolph, Jordyn Slaughter and Jamal Woods to pay them for their role in orchestrating both a local in-person food drive and a virtual food drive to Help Tackle Hunger throughout Illinois!
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Farm to Food Bank Program

The Farm to Food Bank Program seeks to connect food banks with farms to purchase products like fruits, vegetables, cheese, milk, meat, and eggs directly from farmers. This is a unique opportunity to identify and build a long-term market and infrastructure for Illinois farmers and Illinois food banks.
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AAML - Illinois Chapter Challenge Grant

AAML-IL Matching-Grant Challenge

Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers helps Feeding Illinois raise funds in run-up to Thanksgiving. AAML-IL will donate $5,000 through matching-grant challenge to provide more than 80,000 meals throughout the state.
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AAML - Illinois Chapter Challenge Grant

Win a John Deere Z740R

Gibbs Family Farms and Prairie State Tractor team up to raffle off John Deere Z740R to raise money for Feeding Illinois. Drawing on February 12 at Fundraising Supper. Winner does not need to be present to win.
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To coordinate and support the efforts of its member food banks and their partners serving Illinois in their collective and collaborative efforts to provide access to a healthy and adequate food supply for our Illinois neighbors in need.


Feeding Illinois is the association of eight Feeding America food banks that serve Illinois. Together, we provide food and other services to every county in Illinois through a vast network of member agencies and specialized feeding programs. One out of nine Illinois residents, including 1 in 6 children, struggle with hunger - which is staggering and unnecessary; and Feeding Illinois members play a critical role in responding to this need.
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Volunteer your Time and Talents

It doesn’t take a big commitment to make a big impact. Together, with millions of other food bank volunteers, your time makes a difference in the lives of your neighbors struggling with hunger. Help the Feeding Illinois network get food in the hands of those who need it most.


Donate to Help Your Illinois Neighbors

Our Illinois food bank network has seen an unprecedented rise in need amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying economic downturn. With hundreds of thousands of Illinoisans unemployed and many facing food insecurity for the very first time, the demand for food assistance is unprecedented.

  • Covid-19 Food Insecurity
  • Every $1 Provides up to 10 Meals

Our Partners

With the support of our generous partners, the Feeding Illinois network is meeting the needs of families across the state helping them build a brighter future.