Want to help solve hunger in the Tri-State area? Participating in our annual events is a great way to get involved. In fact, the Freestore Foodbank raises over a quarter of our annual operating budget through fundraising events like:

May 2016

Thu 05May2016
Sun 19Jun2016

Meijer Simply Give

The Freestore Foodbank is happy to partner with Meijer this spring season to provide hunger relief to local families through the retailer’s food pantry donation program, Simply Give. Buy a food donation card at Meijer's Marburg Avenue store now through June 19 to the benefit our efforts. Visit to learn more.

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Mon 30May2016

Hunger Walk & 5K Run

Join us for the 13th annual Hunger Walk & 5K Run on Memorial Day, May 30th in downtown Cincinnati. Registration is open!

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Jun 2016

Wed 15Jun2016

Taste of the NFL presented by TriHealth

Save the date to join us for a taste of what really makes! On Wednesday, June 15th your hometown Bengals and your favorite restaurants in town will partner up for a night of food and fun to raise awareness and support of the Freestore Foodbank. Sponsorship options available. Call 513-482-7545 for more information about sponsoring the event.

From 6:30PM until 9:30PM

At Paul Brown Stadium

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Jul 2016

Sat 09Jul2016

Hogs vs. Hunger

The 6th annual Hogs vs. Hunger will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1PM. The ride will start at Thoroughbred Harley-Davidson in Florence, KY proceed to Belterra Casino in Florence, Indiana and stop for lunch and then head off to Belterra Park in Cincinnati, OH. At the end of the ride, participants will enjoy dinner provided by Belterra Park. And at 5PM the raffle winner will be pulled.

From 1PM until 5PM

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Thu 14Jul2016

An Evening with Wes Cowan and His Team of History Detectives

Do you have a hidden treasure that you're curious about? Enjoy an evening at Cowan's Auctions to uncover its secrets. Experience an evening of fine and decorative art and behind the scenes tours while enjoying wine and appetizers. Bring your item to be evaluated by one of Cowan's antiques experts, including Wes Cowan and Graydon Sikes from the hit PBS Show The Antiques Roadshow. VIP tickets allow for early entry and specialty wines. Proceeds benefit 35 local charities, including Freestore Foodbank.

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Sep 2016

Sun 04Sep2016

Rubber Duck Regatta

Get your ducks in a row for the 22nd Rubber Duck Regatta! Thousands of ducks will take flight off of the Purple People Bridge on Sunday, September 4th before the Western & Southern WEBN fireworks.

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We need volunteers and participants, like you, to make our events a success! You can lead a team in the annual Hunger Walk or watch your rubber duck swim its way to victory in the Ohio River. Please check back regularly for details of our upcoming events.