Northern Illinois Food Bank

Award / $49,725

Priority / Health for the Underserved

Location / Lake, DuPage, Kane, Will, McHenry, Boone, DeKalb, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties in Illinois

Grant Summary

Milk for MyPlate is a program to address the deficiency of Vitamin D and calcium in the diets of low-income adults and children. Funding would provide access to fresh 1% milk and fresh eggs for clients visiting member food pantries and to purchase much needed refrigeration equipment for this and other pantry programs/food storage capacity needs.