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Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Events Supporting the Food Bank

Give Help/Events Supporting the Food Bank

We are grateful to our partners supporting our hunger relief efforts. See below for opportunities to fight hunger throughout Northeast Ohio.

February

Panera's Buy One, Give Two

February 1 - 13
Participating Cleveland, Akron, and Lorain-area Panera locations

For every soup in a bread bowl purchased in participating Cleveland, Lorain, Akron, Canton bakery-cafes, Panera will donate two meals to Harvest for Hunger.

Panera’s Operation Dough-Nation® supports Harvest for Hunger

February 1 - 28
Cleveland, Akron and Lorain-area Panera Bread locations

Customers can make a donation to Harvest for Hunger during the month of January at the register at Panera Bread restaurants.

JACK Cleveland Casino's Charity Poker Tournament

February 17
JACK Cleveland Casino

Players participating in the JACK's poker tournament will have their $20 buy-in donated to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

Greater Cleveland Auto Show

Friday, February 22 – Sunday, March 3
IX Center   
                                                                                                           

Guests can make a monetary or food donation to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.  Volunteers will collect Fridays – Sundays at the below times:

  • Friday nights- 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays- 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sundays- 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

March

Greater Cleveland Auto Show

Friday, February 22 – Sunday, March 3
IX Center   
                                                                                                           

Guests can make a monetary or food donation to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.  Volunteers will collect Fridays – Sundays at the below times:

  • Friday nights- 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays- 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sundays- 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Check Out Hunger

March 10 – April 20
Giant Eagle, Heinen’s, Dave’s Market, Buehler’s, Fisher Foods

Customers can make monetary donations of $1, $5, or $10 at the register to the campaign.  Food collections will also take place at retailers. 

Cleveland Monsters Food Drive

March 1, 7, 8, 23, 24, 29, 30
Quicken Loans Arena

Fans can donate non-perishable food items to the Harvest for Hunger campaign at Quicken Loans Arena entrances.

Cleveland Cavaliers Food Drive

March 18, 20, 22
Quicken Loans Arena

Fans can donate non-perishable food items to the Harvest for Hunger campaign at Quicken Loans Arena entrances.

Cleveland Cavaliers 50/50 Raffle

Monday March, 18
Quicken Loans Arena

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank will benefit from the night's 50/50 Raffle and will collect non-perishable food at Quicken Loans arena entrances.

Cleveland Cavaliers 50/50 Raffle

Friday, March 22
Quicken Loans Arena

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank will benefit from the night's 50/50 Raffle and will collect non-perishable food at Quicken Loans arena entrances.

April

Check Out Hunger

March 10 – April 20
Giant Eagle, Heinen’s, Dave’s Market, Buehler’s, Fisher Foods

Customers can make monetary donations of $1, $5, or $10 at the register to the campaign.  Food collections will also take place at retailers. 

Dunkin’ Donuts Icon Campaign

April 1 – 30
Your Local Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts will sell icons in-store for $1 to benefit Harvest for Hunger.

Canstruction

April 5 – 14
Southpark Mall

Competing teams, led by architects and engineers, showcase their talents by designing giant sculptures made entirely out of canned foods.  Canned goods are donated to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

Platform Beer Company

Tuesday, April 16
4125 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland
3 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Platform Beer Company will donate $1 to the Harvest for Hunger campaign for each beer purchased on April 16 from 3 p.m. – mindnight.


Market at the Food Bank

Sunday, April 28
Greater Cleveland Food Bank
6 – 8:30 p.m.

Nearly 50 local restaurants offer tastings of their signature dishes. Tickets are on sale now at www.GreaterClevelandFoodBank.org/Market.

May

Wade Oval Walk Against Hunger

Friday, May 10
Wade Oval
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

University Circle hosts the Annual Circle Challenge: Wade Oval Walk Against Hunger.  Patrons gather for the 2 mile walk around Wade Oval, each donating $10 to Harvest for Hunger.