Food Drive Success!

Our food drive November 6, 2021 raised a total of $1,528.35 including the matching funds and a corporate donation plus collected 192 pounds of non-perishable food items.

Since 2009 when the event began we’ve raised $6,460 and collected 4,091 pounds of non-perishable food . 100% of our donations have gone to the Northern Illinois Food Bank which services 13 counties in the northern portion of Illinois.

Way to go!!!! Our next event is will be Breakfast in the Blustery Burbs in Bloomindale IL.


This event got its start in 2009. Since then we’ve raised $4,932 and collected 3,899 pounds of non-perishable food. 100% of the donations have gone to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

If you are able please help those less fortunate than you. No pressure though, if you cannot afford to donate please plan to attend the event and enjoy good fellowship with fellow geocachers.

You can make a monetary donation to the Northern Illinois Food Bank and up to the first $300 will be matched by Mike Swaney. Donate here:

Alternatively please bring non-perishable  food items such as canned goods, rice or peanut butter as examples to the event on November 6, 2021 between 3:30-5:00pm at Paulie’s Pub & Grill (view menu)
444 North Eola Road, Aurora, Illinois

Have a donation of non-perishable  items but cannot make the event? Contact Mike Swaney to make arrangements.