Events

WHAT’S HAPPENING

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:


Mar 2017

Wed 01Mar2017
Wed 31Jan2018

General Mills Outnumber Hunger

Starting March 1, look for specially-marked General Mills products that feature Thomas Rhett and other Big Machine Label Group artists on the package. For every code entered by January 31, 2018, General Mills will donate 45 cents to Feeding America - enough to secure five meals on behalf of local food banks.

Jun 2017

Thu 01Jun2017
Sun 31Dec2017

French's 2017 Campaign

French’s and Feeding America have partnered together again this year in a national effort to help children and families who struggle with hunger. This multi-faceted social cause allows French’s to attempt a donation of 10 Million Meals* by mobilizing the community to join them in support of the Feeding America nationwide network of 200 different food banks. With your support, we hope to reach our goal of 10 Million Meals donated, so take action now and see how you can get yourself and others involved in this fight: Frenchspromise.com

Sep 2017

Sun 10Sep2017
Sun 04Feb2018

Join The Bengals and Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel In The Kick Hunger Challenge

Team up with the Kick Hunger Challenge, Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel and thousands of other football fans across the country to defeat hunger! It’s a great way to show support for the Cincinnati Bengals and become champions for hunger relief.

Oct 2017

Mon 16Oct2017
Sun 31Dec2017

Bank of America Give A Meal Campaign

For the 6th consecutive year, the Feeding America network and Bank of America are joining forces to support the Give A Meal program, which helps reduce food insecurity in local communities around the country—and people right here in our community. You can help support Feeding America member food bank, the Freestore Foodbank, as it works to fight hunger in our community. For every $1 you donate, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will give $2 more up to $1.5 million in online donations nationwide. Donations can be made at www.bankofamerica.com/give.

Nov 2017

Wed 01Nov2017
Sun 31Dec2017

Keystone Holiday Campaign

Through November and December, every time you purchase Mac & Cheese, Keystone and The Mac Shack will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Freestore Foodbank to help battle childhood hunger. At Locations in Clifton, Covington and Hyde Park.

Wed 01Nov2017
Sun 31Dec2017

5901 E Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236

Crate & Barrel Holiday Campaign

Crate & Barrel invites you to celebrate the holiday season by giving back. From November 1-December 31, Crate & Barrel will invite customers to donate at the register and online. 100% of funds raised in-store will benefit the Feeding America network of food banks. Crate and Barrel’s goal is to help bring 1 million meals to the table.

Fri 10Nov2017
Tue 02Jan2018

Kerry Automotive Helping to Alleviate Childhood Hunger

From now through January 2nd, for every vehicle purchased from Kerry Automotive Dealers, a portion of each sale will help to support the Freestore Foodbank's Power Pack program. Each Friday during the school year, the Freestore Foodbank sends packs of food, known as Power Packs, home with students to ensure they have something to eat on weekends. Each Power Pack contains over a dozen food items, which are shelf-stable and kid-friendly.

At Your neighborhood Kerry Automotive Dealer

Tue 14Nov2017
Sun 04Feb2018

JR Table Helps Support Freestore Foodbank & Taste of the NFL

For every Bengals' Lobster Salad ordered at Jean Robert's Table now through the end of the year, JR Table will donate $5 to the Taste of the NFL's

Thu 16Nov2017
Tue 02Jan2018

Check-Out Hunger

Together we can solve hunger this holiday season. Check-Out Hunger during your next trip to your neighborhood Kroger. It’s a simple way to give back. Simply pull a donation amount at the register or u-Scan. It all adds up to put food on the table for our neighbors, children and families.

Mon 20Nov2017
Sun 31Dec2017

LaRosa's Feed Our Neighbors In Need

Craving pizza for lunch or dinner? LaRosa's will donate $5 to the Freestore Foodbank for every Buddy Card purchased from November 20 - December 31.

Dec 2017

Sun 17Dec2017

4163 Hamilton Ave A, Cincinnati, OH 45223

TossedSalad: Pop Up Bands & Music Fans Combating Hunger in Cincinnati

It’s like “band in a hat” with a twist for charity (Freestore Foodbank). Musicians submit their name and instrument on this page or in a message. There’s a hosted drawing night with special guests (Oct 29 @Northside Yacht Club). Musicians randomly drawn form a pop up band. Two songs are randomly drawn for each band. Songs are submitted here (asking a $1 donation to Freestore per song). Pop up bands have almost 2 months to learn the songs – in any style. For examples, you get the song “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” and choose to play it as Ronnie James Dio or a Deftones song, VH1 style -- on stools. Bands are encouraged to have fun with the band names, costumes and styles. However, you do it, songs are performed live @Northside Tavern December 17. Cover and food donations on Dec. 17 go directly to Freestore Foodbank. A panel of judges will award a prize for Winning Band ($200) AND the two people that submitted the winning band’s songs ($50 each).

At Northside Tavern

Mar 2018

Fri 09Mar2018
Sat 10Mar2018

525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Cincinnati International Wine Festival

More than 700 wines from over one hundred wineries are available to sample, while guests enjoy delicious food and a silent auction. The Grand Tastings are truly the centerpiece of the Cincinnati International Wine Festival. New, rare, and exciting wines from around the world are available for tasting. Whether you're a seasoned expert or an intrigued beginner, winemakers and winery representatives welcome you as they mix useful knowledge with exquisite samples of their art.

At Duke Energy Convention Center - Grand Ballrooms, 3rd Floor


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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