16 as part of a new summer meal program at the Round Lake Area Public Library in cooperation with the Northern Illinois Food Bank
and Illinois State Board of Education.
They have previously worked with such organizations as the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE), Hope For The Day and the Northern Illinois Food Bank
The organizations included Feed My Starving Children, Greater Chicago Food Depository, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana, Northern Illinois Food Bank
, Growing Home and Operation Gratitude.
* The Northern Prairie Alliance (Dakalb, IL) members will be participating in a fundraising event for the Northern Illinois Food Bank
on April 12, 2014.
Due to the importance of physical activity in obesity prevention and the mission of the Northern Illinois Food Bank
to engage in innovative programs and partnerships (Northern Illinois Food Bank
, 2013), developing methods to incorporate physical activity education with nutrition education and providing nutrient dense food from food panties could provide health benefits.
The "Strike Out Hunger" campaign will culminate in a special evening on May 3 at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, home of the Kane County Cougars, when 53,000 meals will be officially donated to the Northern Illinois Food Bank
. This day was chosen as May 3rd is the bank's so-called birthday (the date of 5/3 representing the bank's name, branding and logo).
Illinois Credit Union League, Napervillle, recently collected 700 pounds of food and $500 for the Northern Illinois Food Bank
. Nonperishable items, such canned fruits and vegetables, canned meals, tuna, peanut butter and cereal were among the most needed items collected in the drive.
17, for each select Kraft product purchased at Jewel-Osco, $0.25 worth of milk (up to $50,000) will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Northern Illinois Food Bank
. This effort builds on a partnership from earlier this year where Kraft and Jewel-Osco donated $50,000 toward the purchase of produce, meat and bakery items.
Two other finalists, the Lawndale Christian Health Center and the Northern Illinois Food Bank
, each received a $1,000 grant from Accenture, a Lumity membership, and Microsoft Software.
A TOTAL OF 60, 120 POUNDS OF FOOD WAS COLLECTED; 16,530 POUNDS OF IT WENT TO THE GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY, WHICH RECEIVED THE FOOD IN THE WINDY CITY ALONG WITH THE NORTHERN ILLINOIS FOOD BANK
. "THAT'S A LOT OF FOOD, AND IS REALLY GOOD CONSIDERING IT'S FROM A DEPARTMENT STORE, WHERE CUSTOMERS AREN'T TRADITIONALLY ACCUSTOMED TO DONATING FOOD," SAYS ILANA SHAFFER, MARKETING DIRECTOR AT THE FOOD DEPOSITORY.
The firm participates in the Illinois CPA Society's “Day of Service” and over the last year has volunteered or raised money for a variety of organizations including The Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, the Northern Illinois Food Bank
, West Deerfield Township Food Pantry, The ARC and The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry.
CHICAGO -- Jewel-Osco is seeking to create a united front against hunger this season by collaborating with the Northern Illinois Food Bank
(NIFB) and the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) for its "Help Buck Hunger" campaign that runs through Nov.