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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:

Apr 2016

Mon 18Apr2016
Sat 31Dec2016

French's Promise Campaign

We are excited to partner with Feeding America and French’s to fight hunger! For every specially-marked bottle of French’s mustard sold between April 18 and November 30, and specially-marked bottles of ketchup sold between April 18 and December 31, one meal* will be donated to a food bank in that community!

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Aug 2016

Mon 15Aug2016
Sat 01Apr2017

Your Flu Shot Does More at Kroger

Every year, 48 million Americans struggle with food insecurity – including more than 15 million children. That’s 1 in every 7 people in the United States. And that’s why Feeding America exists…to help provide hunger relief through a network of more than 200 community food banks. At Kroger, you can protect your health with a flu shot and help fight hunger! For every flu shot given at our Pharmacy or The Little Clinic, we’ll donate a meal to Feeding America.

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Sep 2016

Thu 01Sep2016
Sat 31Dec2016

Give A Meal with Bank of America

42 million people in America struggle with hunger. Many are working families, children and the elderly. Join Feeding America, in partnership with Bank of America, and connect families and communities in need to hope. For every $1 you donate, Bank of America will match your donation with $2* more.

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Thu 01Sep2016
Sat 31Dec2016

The Cheesecake Factory

For every slice of Pumpkin Cheesecake and Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake sold this year The Cheesecake Factory will donate 25 cents to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks.

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Mon 12Sep2016
Fri 07Oct2016

Fast Park Hosts Ninth Annual Food Drive

Fast Park is hosting its ninth annual food drive to support Feeding America food banks across the country. If you are traveling between September 12-October 7, please consider bringing a canned good or nonperishable food item to the Fast Park location located at 613 Petersburg Road in Hebron. All donations made at this location will benefit the Freestore Foodbank. In the last eight years, Fast Park has donated more than 50,000 pounds of food and more than $50,000 to food banks across the United States. https://thefastpark.com/travelplanning/post/Canned-Goods-for-a-Good-Cause/

At Fast Park location located at 613 Petersburg Road in Hebron

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Sun 25Sep2016
Wed 19Oct2016

Marco's Pizza 25 Days of Giving

Help Marco's Pizza fight childhood hunger in our local community. Order online, add a donation to your shopping cart September 25 - October 19 and receive a certificate for a FREE CheezyBread on your next visit.

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Oct 2016

Mon 17Oct2016

11915 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati 45249

Fire Fight 513

Join Mike Florea, Jaime and our Food Fight 513 friends out in the 'burbs for a one-night-only cooking showdown... a lot like Food Fight, with a spicy twist! Pro chefs, home cooks, gawkers, eaters, drinkers...ANYONE is welcome to compete or hang out. Winner takes home a 5 gallon bucket of Little Bird's Fire Syrup + swag and other prizes for competitors. Admission is free with any donation to Freestore Foodbank's Power Pack Program, a service that provides students in our local schools something to eat on the weekends. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to the program. We'll provide snacks, cash bar and DJ Mowgli. C'mon out and fire it up!!!

From 6:30PM until 9PM

At Out Of Thyme Kitchen Studio

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Nov 2016

Sun 06Nov2016

Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls is a national effort to fight hunger. Our local event is sponsored by the Cincinnati Clay Alliance. Join us Sunday, November 6, 2016. Clay Alliance Potters and other craftspeople, educators community members create and donate hundreds of handcrafted bowls. Guests are invited to a simple and delicious meal of soup and bread and get to pick out a hand made bowl to take home and enjoy. The money raised is donated to the Freestore Foodbank, a local organization striving to end childhood hunger in our community. Here's how it works: You purchase tickets, show up at your scheduled seating, choose your favorite bowl (from 100s of bowls!), choose one of the wonderful soup options, then, top it off with some good bread, a drink and dessert. Have a fun time, a great meal – all while helping others in our community.

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Sun 20Nov2016

Cincinnati Bengals Canned Food Drive

The Freestore Foodbank and the Cincinnati Bengals are teaming up again for the annual Bengals/Freestore Foodbank Canned Food Drive. Volunteers will collect non-perishable food and monetary donations at each entrance to Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday, November 20 prior to the Bengals home game against the Buffalo Bills.

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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.

 

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