Ways to Help
Nourishing Hope exists because of the support of our neighbors.
Whether you are able to give financially, donate food or household items or volunteer your time, we take your generosity seriously. Those who give to Nourishing Hope can be assured that donations of all kinds will directly benefit your neighbors who need it most.
For every $1 you donate, Nourishing Hope can provide 8 meals to our hungry neighbors.
Make a Financial Gift
Your financial gift will be used to buy meals, upkeep our facilities, train volunteers, provide services, and so much more.
With more than 5,000 volunteers, we have many volunteer opportunities for adults, children, and families!
Donate Food, Goods or Services
You can donate in-kind products and services, including food and hygiene products, vital to a person’s well-being.
Host a Food Drive
Involve your family, friends, organizations, workplace, and more to gather healthy food for full meals. It takes a community.
Fundraise for Us
Host an event that brings together your neighbors and your community to raise vital funds that will change lives.
Your company can raise money and volunteer for a good cause, earning valuable publicity while making our communities better.
Nourishing Hope Merchandise
Show off your community spirit and encourage others to participate with your Nourishing Hope shirt, beanies, coffee mug, and so much more.
Honoring the Donors Who Foster our Mission
Nourishing Hope never sells or trades any donor information to businesses or other nonprofit organizations. Our Donor Bill of Rights defines our promises to you as a financial supporter.
“I get the help I need to improve my the lives of my whole family. And it’s more than just the food – it’s the support of the whole community. I don’t know what I would do without Nourishing Hope.”
Jennifer, Nourishing Hope guest
Nourishing Hope Exists Because of the Support of Our Neighbors.
With multiple food distribution programs that deliver the equivalent of 4 million meals each year, plus thousands of social service visits that empower healthy lives, Nourishing Hope strives to build a brighter future for all Chicagoans. Join us today!