Feeding America



Upcoming Events

City/County Campaign Against Hunger 2024

July 1, 2024 - July 22, 2024

Join the City/County Campaign Against Hunger and unite to fight hunger in Southeast Nebraska.

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Past Events

22nd Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon

May 28, 2024

Enjoy soup from local chefs, select a handmade stoneware bowl from Down Under Pottery Studio, and help fight hunger in Southeast Nebraska. Tickets go on sale March 11.

23rd Annual Combat Hunger

May 18, 2024

Please join us at Super Saver on 48th and “O” to combat hunger by contributing food or funds directly benefitting the Food Bank of Lincoln. We look forward to seeing you there!

Extra Mile Walk

April 20, 2024

Take the first step toward alleviating child hunger in our community.

State Campaign Against Hunger

March 8, 2024 - April 12, 2024

Unite to End Hunger. We all need food. To Learn. Play. Work. Thrive. Yet, an estimated 1 in 10 neighbors— and 1 in 8 children—in Southeast Nebraska may not know where their next meal will come from. The State Campaign Against Hunger aims to help alleviate hunger for neighbors in Nebraska by collecting both monetary […]

Check Out Hunger 2023

November 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023

During the months of November and December, area grocery store locations have made it even easier for you help to turn hungry holidays into happy holidays for neighbors facing hunger in Southeast Nebraska.

Dine Out to Help Out

September 13, 2023

Dine out to help neighbors experiencing food insecurity in Southeast Nebraska.

21st Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon

May 30, 2023

Spoons up! Join us for the 21st annual Empty Bowls Luncheon.

22nd Annual Combat Hunger

May 20, 2023

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.

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

May 13, 2023

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

Extra Mile Walk 2023

April 22, 2023

Go the Extra Mile to support Child Hunger Programs!

Poverty Simulation

December 22, 2022

Lincoln Police Department, UNL Extension and Food Bank of Lincoln are teaming up to provide a tandem learning experience for current LPD cadets and the community. We are looking for willing participants to join us for a two-hour empathy and education exercise to better understand living in poverty. This is an interactive immersion experience that […]

Check Out Hunger 2022

November 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022

During the months of November and December, area grocery store locations have made it even easier for you help to turn hungry holidays into happy holidays for struggling neighbors in Southeast Nebraska.

Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop

October 22, 2022

Facilitated by Allyn Sampson of the Food Bank of Lincoln with an intergenerational and interactive poverty simulation to follow, facilitated by Nebraska Extension.

Family Skate Night 2021

July 24, 2021

5:15-7:15 p.m.
John Breslow Ice Hockey Center
$5 per person for ice skating, skates, pizza, cookies, face painting, balloon hats and more!

Empty Bowls To Go!

June 1, 2021

A drive-thru fundraiser for the Food Bank of Lincoln.

Runza Feeds the Need

April 13, 2021

Dine at any Lincoln-area Runza on Tuesday, April 13 and 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Lincoln to help fight child hunger. Giving back never tasted so good!

Empty Bowls To Go!

September 30, 2020

A drive-thru fundraiser for the Food Bank of Lincoln.

Free Produce & Protein Distribution

March 28, 2020

This will be a drive-thru distribution. We cannot and will not be available to assist you with loading items into vehicles. We will conduct this event with the safety of our staff and guests in mind. Please be respectful. Be patient. We are all doing the very best we can.

Lincoln High Food Market Fundraiser

February 20, 2020

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.

Weather Closures & Cancellations –

January 22, 2020

Due to inclement weather, the Jan. 22 Mobile Food Distribution in Osceola is rescheduled to Wednesday (Jan. 29).

Giving Tuesday 2019

December 3, 2019

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

HyVee Reusable Bag Program

December 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Throughout the month of December, HyVee at 5020 North 27th Street in Lincoln will donate $1.00 to the Food Bank of Lincoln for every reusable bag purchased. Every bag purchased means three meals for hungry neighbors.

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.

Whole Foods One Dime at at Time

October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Attention Whole Foods shoppers! Between October 1 and December 31, bring your own bag when you shop and donate your 10-cent refund to Food Bank of Lincoln. Help alleviate hunger in Southeast Nebraska, one dime at a time.

Lincoln CAN 2019 Results

September 27, 2019 - October 5, 2019

Results from Lincoln CAN 2019 are still coming in. Take a look at the leader board!

Hunger Action Month

September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

September is Hunger Action Month – a month where people all over America stand together with Feeding America and the nationwide network of food banks to fight hunger.

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.

Stronger Than Hunger

August 30, 2019 - November 29, 2019

Together, we know we can create lasting, impactful change in a meaningful way.

Campbell’s Grow and Share Produce Donations Program

June 17, 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.

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.

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.

Family Skate Night 2019

April 20, 2019

5:15-7:15 pm
John Breslow Ice Hockey Center
$5 per person for ice skating, skates, pizza, cookies, face painting, balloon hats and more!

Bagels at the Bank

March 30, 2019

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

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.

18th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon

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

Inclement weather policy

It is our policy that when Lincoln Public Schools close due to severe weather, we also close. This means there will be no mobile food distributions, no partner agency pick ups, and no food donation collections. No volunteers should report. Please stay safe at home. Information about Food Bank closings are also shared on our 24-hour […]

2020 LPS Extra Mile Walk Sponsorship Registration

LPS Extra Mile Walk: Saturday, April 25, 2020 Started in 2008 to help raise funds to ensure children and families eligible for the Free or Reduced School Lunch Programs have food to eat during the weekend. By supporting the walk through your sponsorship, you are taking the first step toward fighting hunger in our community. […]

Wells Fargo Holiday Drive

The holidays can be a tough time for 57,960 Nebraskans facing food insecurity. Wells Fargo is teaming up with Feeding America to help us alleviate hunger in southeast Nebraska. Wells Fargo will match individual donations up to $5,000.00 per donor. Donate online or at your local ATM. You can also bring nonperishable food items to […]

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