Jan
1
Tue
Kroger Round Up
Jan 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Kroger Round Up

Round Up to End Hunger by using code 6244

AmazonSmile
Jan 1 – Dec 31 all-day
AmazonSmile

Select Freestore Foodbank, Inc. on AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

Jul
30
Tue
Enjoy Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake at Cheesecake Factory and support Freestore Foodbank!
Jul 30 2019 @ 9:02 pm – Feb 29 2020 @ 10:02 pm
Enjoy Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake at Cheesecake Factory and support Freestore Foodbank!

The Cheesecake Factory is relaunching their Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake for National Cheesecake Day 2019.  The Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake is The Cheesecake Factory’s twist on a classic: creamy pineapple cheesecake with maraschino cherry swirl between two layers of moist buttery pineapple upside-down cake. ​ For every slice sold from July 30, 2019 – February 29, 2020, The Cheesecake Factory will donate $0.25 to Feeding America.   The program will generate a minimum donation of $100,000 which will be split 50/50 between the national office and the food bank where the qualifying purchase was made.

Aug
18
Sun
Meijer Simply Give @ Meijer Locations
Aug 18 – Sep 28 all-day

Freestore Foodbank is happy to partner with Meijer this fall to provide hunger relief to local families through its #SimplyGive hunger relief program.   Donate at the register.  Your donations are DOUBLED on August 30 and September 13! Visit www.meijercommunity.com to learn more.

Sep
1
Sun
25th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta @ Serpentine Wall/Purple People Bridge
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm
25th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta @ Serpentine Wall/Purple People Bridge

On Sunday, September 1, 200,000 rubber ducks will swim in the Ohio River along the Serpentine Wall. The first prize winner will receive a 2019 Honda CR-V courtesy of Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers, and possibly $1 million, if their duck is the “KEMBA Million Dollar Duck.” The second prize winner will receive $100 in gift cards from Kroger every week for a year ($5,200 total), and five additional winners will receive $500 cash from KEMBA Credit Union. Ducks are available now! The Rubber Duck Regatta is the Freestore Foodbank’s largest fundraising event, raising over a million dollars a year for the last five years.

Subway – Hunger Action Month
Sep 1 @ 7:43 pm – Sep 30 @ 8:43 pm

Subway is celebrating Hunger Action Month this September in local communities! This affects 150 food banks some have one store participating and others 700. Let us know if you need help clarifying your part. For every 2 Subway meals sold, one meal ($0.10) will be donated to a Feeding America local food bank. Maximum donations vary in Subway markets. You DO NOT have to buy 2 meals at a time to have 1 donated. Every meal counts this month!

Sep
9
Mon
Make a Difference Monday at Wooden Cask Brewing Company
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Make a Difference Monday at Wooden Cask Brewing Company

$1 from every pint sold will be donated to Freestore Foodbank.

Sep
13
Fri
Voices of Health Campaign – Vote for Freestore Foodbank!
Sep 13 – Oct 13 all-day
Voices of Health Campaign - Vote for Freestore Foodbank!

The Voices of Health competition gives a $20,000 prize to the organization who receives the most votes. The funding would be restricted to our School Pantry program.  Voting is simple! Just come back and vote every day (that’s right, every day) and vote for us!

 

Your vote counts.

It only takes a minute. Voting runs through October 13th. You can vote daily, at any time, from anywhere.  You can vote 4 different ways every day – through your twitter, facebook, LinkedIn and email (one email address per person). You can even vote on your phone if you are not at a computer.

 

http://www.aetnavoicesofhealth.com/2019/cincinnati/agencies/freestore-foodbank

 

We also have a bitly link if you would like to share that with your friends and family: http://bit.ly/VOHfsfb

 

Please share with donors, supporters, friends and family.

Nov
1
Fri
Wells Fargo Holiday Campaign 2019
Nov 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Wells Fargo Holiday Campaign 2019

This year, Wells Fargo is donating up to $5 million to the Feeding America network of food banks, and matching every dollar donated (with a match cap of $25,000 per food bank and $5,000 per donor) up to $1 million from November 1 – December 31, 2019. 100% of consumer donations will benefit their local food banks and can be made at Wells Fargo ATMs, through Text to Give and via the Feeding America online donation page:  www.feedingamerica.org/wellsfargo.

Nov
2
Sat
Donate at your local TJMaxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods
Nov 2 @ 8:52 pm – Nov 4 @ 9:52 pm
Donate at your local TJMaxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods

With the holidays inching closer, it’s time to give back to your community! When you donate at the register at T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense stores from Nov. 2-4 at the local stores, proceeds will benefit Freestore Foodbank.

Nov
3
Sun
20th annual Empty Bowls @ Arnold's Bar and Grill
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
20th annual Empty Bowls @ Arnold's Bar and Grill

Empty Bowls is an international movement to involve the pottery community in helping the hungry. The proceeds from the Cincinnati Clay Alliance Empty Bowls events benefit Kids Cafe of the Freestore Foodbank. There are over 15 Kids Cafe locations in greater Cincinnati where children receive a nourishing meal, help with homework and personal hygiene, and can participate in fun activities.

This is the 20th annual Empty Bowls event put on by the Cincinnati Clay Alliance! The Clay Alliance serves up handmade bowls made by our members and Arnold’s Bar and Grill serves up some delicious soup. This year, desserts and breads will be donated by Clay Alliance members too. Music will be provided by Pandini Brothers (Italian Street Music).

Arnold’s is Cincinnati’s oldest continuing operational bar (minus the alcohol part during probation), since 1861. Thank you for helping the Cincinnati Clay Alliance raise over $338,000 for hungry children! Please help us continue our mission. Meal tickets include a handmade bowl. More donated handmade items will be available for purchase the day of the event. Additional donations can be made below with or without a meal ticket purchase.

Nov
5
Tue
The Audio Shop Drive for Coats @ The Audio Shop
Nov 5 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
The Audio Shop Drive for Coats @ The Audio Shop

This winter The Audio Shop is partnering with Freestore Foodbank in our coats for kids drive.  Starting November 5th 2019 to January 3rd of 2020, any time you bring in a new or gently worn coat you will receive 10% off your remote start or $30 off a two way remote!  Help keep your community warm!

Nov
16
Sat
Cincy Chic @ The Phoenix
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cincy Chic @ The Phoenix

Shop for everyone on your “nice list” as you browse some of the best local businesses, boutiques and makers. Bring the kiddos for crafts and princess/superhero photo opps! Bring a canned good for the Freestore Foodbank for free entry, swag bag and complimentary gift wrapping. $2 parking available at Garfield Garage located next door on 9th St. 

Learn more and RSVP at: www.cincy.live/events/2019SCS

Nov
20
Wed
Double Your Dollars Day
Nov 20 all-day
Double Your Dollars Day

Double Your Dollars Day is on! For 24 hours every dollar goes twice as far to fill empty pantries and plates this holiday season. All donations will be matched by our presenting sponsors Meshewa Farm Foundation and Sycamore Capital, our benefactor sponsor American Mortgage, and our wonderful Second Helping donors.

Donate at http://bit.ly/19DYDD or call us at 513-482-3663.

Nov
24
Sun
Bengals Food and Fund Drive @ Paul Brown Stadium
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bengals Food and Fund Drive @ Paul Brown Stadium

Help us tackle hunger by donating food and monetary donation before the Bengals vs. Steelers game on November 24th!

Nov
25
Mon
Thanksgiving Food Distribution sponsored by Delta
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day
Thanksgiving Food Distribution sponsored by Delta

Freestore Foodbank’s Thanksgiving Food distribution sponsored by Delta and Sycamore Capital will take place on November 25-26 at 112 E. Liberty Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.  We will be open from 8AM-6PM both days.

Our Front Bay will be open for receiving donations November 25-26 from 8AM-6PM and November 27 from 8AM-11:30AM at 112 E. Liberty Street.

For a holiday package of food, you must bring photo identification or Vesta ID Card and proof of current address.

Dec
4
Wed
Chip + Dip Night at Condado Tacos @ Condado Tacos
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chip + Dip Night at Condado Tacos @ Condado Tacos

Donate and receive a complementary dip of your choice.  In addition to collecting donations, a portion of proceeds from every MadTree draft purchased during the event will benefit Freestore Foodbank.

 

*$5 minimum donation

Dec
6
Fri
Ohio National Financial Services’ annual Victorian Holiday Village
Dec 6 – Dec 13 all-day
Ohio National Financial Services’ annual Victorian Holiday Village

Since 2002, more than 57,700 guests have visited the Village and enjoyed complimentary cocoa and cookies, photos with St. Nick (one per family, please) and more. The Village is open:

  • Friday, Dec. 6, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 7, 5-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 12, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 13, 6-8:30 p.m.

Visitors will take a delightful stroll among enchanting miniature Victorian houses decorated with holiday scenes and thousands of lights at Ohio National’s headquarters at the intersection of I-71 and Pfeiffer Rd.

While the event is free, all guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item (no glass containers, please) to donate to the Freestore Foodbank. Since 2002, Ohio National associates and Village guests have donated more than 33,000 pounds of food to the Freestore Foodbank. In addition, Ohio National will make its 18th consecutive monetary donation to the Freestore Foodbank to mark the opening of the Victorian Holiday Village.

Dec
9
Mon
Meals 4 Monologues
Dec 9 @ 7:11 pm – Dec 11 @ 8:11 pm
Meals 4 Monologues

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will host its 8th annual Meals 4 Monologues open audition on December 9, 10, & 11, from 10:00 am-4:30 pm. Actors from throughout the Midwest are invited, on behalf of the Casting Society of America (CSA), for an open general audition call to perform for D. Lynn Meyers, C.S.A. in exchange for a suggested donation of AT LEAST THREE non-perishable food items to benefit Cincinnati’s Freestore Foodbank.

This call is open to all interested without regard for previous experience, with a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion. Our facility is fully ADA compliant; please note any assistance needed when signing up.

The event, which is part of a nationwide Casting Society of America effort to support local food banks while auditioning local talent, will be held at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202) on December 9, 10, & 11, from 10:00 am-6:00 pm. This is a casting call to all Equity union and non-union actors for future theatre, film, TV, and/or commercial projects cast by D. Lynn Meyers, CSA.

Actors must bring:

• A current HEADSHOT and RÉSUMÉ to the audition; DO NOT EMAIL HEADSHOTS OR RÉSUMÉS
• AT LEAST 3 non-perishable food (pasta, canned goods, etc…) or toiletry items (soap, toothpaste, etc…)
• A short, prepared monologue and song (must be performed a cappella) OR two prepared monologues.

Time slots are 3 MINUTES maximum, first-come, first-serve basis; BY APPOINTMENT ONLY; and must be scheduled online.