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NuMark Credit Union Sponsors Meals for Over 200 Individuals

NuMark staff volunteering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank

Providing food for our hungry neighbors is something that NuMark Credit Union stands behind. Did you know that half a million people rely on food provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank? With their partnership, NuMark had the chance to help make life a little easier for families in the local community by sponsoring a mobile food truck on May 18th.

For two hours on a rainy day, NuMark family and friends volunteered by distributing boxes of food at the Joliet VA at 1201 Eagle Street. A line of cars stretched as far as the eye could see, and each vehicle left with a full load of boxes containing dairy products, vegetables, meat and more. By the end of the event, 91 families and 253 individuals had been served!

A small action can have an enormous impact. Graphics and Web Coordinator, Mat Tuck stated, “I had a blast helping with the Northern Illinois Food Truck. I’m so glad I got to play a part in providing food to families in need.”

NuMark has been working with the Northern Illinois Food Bank for 6 years. For each dollar raised, the Northern Illinois Food Bank can stretch their resources to provide $8 worth of food. So far, NuMark has raised over $30,000. To learn more about the Northern Illinois Food Bank, visit solvehungertoday.org.

Northern Illinois Food Bank is dedicated to solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need in Boone, DuPage, DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will and Winnebago counties. Northern Illinois Food Bank has centers in Geneva (West Suburban Center), Park City (North Suburban Center) Rockford (Northwest Center), and Joliet (South Suburban Center). They are a member of Feeding America and have a 4 star out of 4-star rating on Charity Navigator, your guide to intelligent giving. To learn more about the Northern Illinois Food Bank, visit them online at solvehungertoday.org.


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