Feed the Need! TM Illinois unites people in a shared mission to fight global hunger.

Feed The Need!™ Illinois is the largest volunteer coalition of religious, education, civic, corporate and community organizations in the Kane/DuPage/Will county area.

All of the donations raised as part of Feed the Need! are contributed towards the FMSC meal program, to feed kids around the world. And all funds are used to purchase the food that is packed during the event weekend.

Our typical FTN! MobilePack event

Over 40+ partner organizations and 4,000+ volunteers join forces to pack over 800,000 life-saving meals. This food is shipped by Feed My Starving Children to FMSC partners in over 70 countries, delivering critical nutrition to God’s most vulnerable children. Since its founding in 2010, FTN! has provided over 9 MILLION MEALS, enough to feed over 24,000 children a nutritious meal each day for an entire year.

Over 5,000 volunteers Join together to pack 4,860 boxes of Manna Pack meals! That’s a total of 1,049,760 meals – providing a nutritious meal to 2,876 kids for an entire year!

All of the meals packed at Feed the Need! in February of 2020, at North Central College, shipped to FMSC partners around the world. Destinations including Cuba, El Salvador, South Sudan, and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).

What is Feed My Starving Children?

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) believes hope starts with food. As a Christian nonprofit, FMSC is dedicated to seeing every child whole in body and spirit. FMSC works with food distribution partners that stay with communities for the long haul, empowering them to move from relief to development.

FMSC meals are developed by food science and nutrition professionals to supplement nutritional needs and reduce problems with malnutrition. Nutrition allows children to grow, thrive and develop to their full potential.

Join in – and help to Feed the Need!