Feeding America

Events

The Food Bank of Lincoln holds a number of annual events to help raise food, money and awareness in our mission to alleviate hunger in Southeast Nebraska. Some of these events are listed below. Many special events present opportunities for you to volunteer or participate. Contact us if you’d like to help.

Upcoming Events

Important Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Information

January 25, 2019 - March 31, 2019

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has identified the Food Bank of Lincoln as the administrator for the federal Commodities Supplemental Food Program in the Lincoln area.

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LPS Emergency Pantry Reminder

January 25, 2019 - May 17, 2019

The LPS Emergency Pantry is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 3-5:30 p.m. during the school year. The Pantry’s hours of operation follow the LPS calendar for high school hours. If LPS is closed, the LPS Emergency Pantry will be closed. Location:  Bryan Community School, 300 S. 48th St. – Door #12 Important notes and […]

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Lincoln High Food Market Fundraiser

February 21, 2019

You are invited to join other Lincoln High alums and supporters to learn more about how YOU can help fight student hunger at Lincoln High.

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Bagels at the Bank

March 30, 2019

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
4840 Doris Bair Circle, Suite A

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BackPack Extra Mile Walk

April 27, 2019

The fun begins with a pre-Walk pep rally, announcements and recognition of top fundraising schools.

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27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

May 11, 2019

Fill a bag (any bag will do!) with non-perishable, non-expired food and leave it by your mailbox.

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17th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon

May 28, 2019

This event supports our programs, which allow us to feed the hungry citizens of our community and service area.

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Give to Lincoln Day 2019

May 30, 2019

For 24 hours, on Give to Lincoln Day, every donation given to local nonprofits is made bigger by matching funds.

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Campbell’s Grow and Share Produce Donations Program

June 11, 2019 - October 1, 2019

Campbell’s Nurseries and Garden Center, Inc. is partnering with the Food Bank of Lincoln once again to collect fresh produce for low-income families.

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Camp Feed the Need 2019

June 14, 2019

The Food Bank of Lincoln welcomes junior volunteers to join us this summer for Camp Feed the Need.

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23rd Annual Capital City Ribfest

August 15, 2019 - August 17, 2019

Capital City Ribfest

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Lincoln CAN 2019

September 1, 2019 - September 27, 2019

Join us for Lincoln CAN, a community wide food and funds drive benefitting the Food Bank of Lincoln.

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Dine Out to Help Out

September 11, 2019

Breakfast, lunch, dinner or all three!

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Food Fight!: a student-powered food & fund drive

October 14, 2019 - November 1, 2019

Food Fight! is a three-week friendly competition between area schools with one goal to band together in the fight against hunger.

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25th Annual Check Out Hunger and Holiday Food Drive

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

During the months of November and December, area grocery store locations will feature Check Out Hunger pads in $1, $5 and $10 denominations at checkout stands.

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Giving Tuesday 2019

December 3, 2019

Join the Food Bank of Lincoln in celebrating #GivingTuesday — a global day of giving back.

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Past Events

18th Annual Combat Hunger

We hope you can make time to drop by the Super Saver at 48th & “O” to drop off a donation of food or money which goes directly to the Food Bank of Lincoln to stock the shelves of the Veteran’s Food Pantry at the Lincoln VA Center.