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.
Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World
June 13, 2019 - August 29, 2019
A program that offers useful tools, practical advice and valuable communication to help families get ahead, instead of simply get by.Learn More
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.Learn More
Stronger Than Hunger
August 30, 2019
Together, we know we can create lasting, impactful change in a meaningful way.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Dine Out to Help Out
September 11, 2019
Breakfast, lunch, dinner or all three!Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Giving Tuesday 2019
December 3, 2019
Join the Food Bank of Lincoln in celebrating #GivingTuesday — a global day of giving back.Learn More
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.
17th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon – SOLD OUT!
May 28, 2019
This event supports our programs, which allow us to feed the hungry citizens of our community and service area.
Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World
May 28, 2019 - July 2, 2019
A program that offers useful tools, practical advice and valuable communication to help families get ahead, instead of simply get by.
May 22, 2019
Metallica, All Within My Hands & Feeding America Partnering with 50+ Food Banks for annual day of service.
18th Annual Combat Hunger
May 18, 2019
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.
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.
BackPack Extra Mile Walk
April 27, 2019
The fun begins with a pre-Walk pep rally, announcements and recognition of top fundraising schools.
Family Skate Night 2019
April 20, 2019
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
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.
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.
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 […]