Upcoming Events 2020

THE SOUPER BOWL

January 26 | 1pm – 4pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana | foodbanknwi.org/soup

Join us for the first annual Souper Bowl on January 26th, 2020! This soup sampling competition will feature 20+ soups, local vendors, raffles, and Super Bowl Squares. To learn more about entering your soup recipe, becoming a vendor,  or purchasing squares, please contact Amy McDunn at 219.980.1777, ext 313 or amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org.

 

“SLAM DUNK HUNGER” HAPPY HOUR

March 20 | 4pm – 7pm | Longshots | foodbanknwi.org/march

(Canceled Due to COVID-19) It’s March Madness time! Watch the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament while supporting hunger relief in Northwest Indiana. Your $10 admission includes a drink ticket, light appetizers, and provides 30 meals to our neighbors in need. All attendees will be entered into raffles for some great prizes. Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, contact Amy McDunn at 219.980.1777, ext 313 or amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org.

 

AFTER HOURS @ THE FOOD BANK

May 14 | 5pm – 7pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana | foodbanknwi.org/afterhours

(Canceled Due to COVID-19) Join us for “After Hours at the Food Bank”, an evening of mingling and munching to support our hunger relief efforts in the Region. We’re welcoming our NWI Chambers of Commerce, corporate partners, community members, and friends to enjoy hearty appetizers, drinks, music, and networking. For every canned good or non-perishable item you bring, you’ll be entered into raffles for some great prizes. Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, contact Amy McDunn at 219.980.1777, ext 313 or amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org.

 

THE SOIREE VIRTUALLY

July 19 & July 29 | 1pm – 3pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana | foodbanknwi.org/soiree

Due to COVID-19 concerns, our annual event to support hunger relief has evolved into an online event. The Soiree Virtually will feature an Online Silent Auction, Wine Barrel Raffle, Mystery Bags, and two Event Live Streams hosted by The Bill and Kali Show. The event will celebrate the hunger fighting heroes in our community and some of the Region’s most talented musicians.

Event Kick-Off Live Stream (Sunday, July 19th, 1pm-3pm): Watch Now.
Online Auction: Bid on 35 wonderful items: View Items/Bid Now.
Wine Barrel Raffle ($5)Enter for a chance to win a barrel filled with wine bottles. Get Raffle Tickets Now.
Mystery Bags ($100): Receive a bag full of mystery gifts. Purchase A Mystery Bag Now.
Souvenir Beer Koozie ($10): Keep your beer or other beverage chilled in this branded koozie. Purchase A Koozie Now.
Wrap-Up Live Stream (Wednesday, July 29th, 1pm-3pm): Watch Now.

To view available sponsorship opportunities, click here. For additional information, please contact Amy McDunn, amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org, 219-980-1777 ext. 314.

 

RIDE THE REGION

September 5 | 10am – 1pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana |foodbanknwi.org/ride

On Saturday, September 5th, motorcycle riders from all over the Region will ride 80 miles throughout the streets of Northwest Indiana to raise awareness and funds for individuals facing hunger. The Ride will begin and end at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, 6490 Broadway, Merrillville, with kickstands up at 10am, followed by an end rally celebration.  The cost of $25 per rider provides 75 meals for hungry indviduals and families (also includes tshirt, wristband, and entry into end rally celebration). Register today online: www.foodbanknwi.org/ride. Or download the registration form here to drop off or mail. For sponsorship opportunities or for more information, please contact Allyson Vaulx at avaulx@foodbanknwi.org or 219-980-1777 ext. 314.

 

THE HUNGER HIKE

September 19 | 9am – 12pm | Living Hope Church |foodbanknwi.org/hike

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 19th, at the Hunger Hike! Create a team with your family, friends, and coworkers to raise awareness and funds to provide meals for individuals and families facing hunger.

Children 12 and under are invited to participate in our Kidz Climb, up and down an inflatable wall.

Individuals who raise $250 or more will be recognized as one of our 2020 Hunger Heroes. Benefits include leading the walk, a Hunger Hero sweatshirt, and special day of event recognition.

Company tents with included registrations and sponsorship opportunities are available here. For additional information, please contact Allyson Vaulx, avaulx@foodbanknwi.org. 219-980-1777 ext. 314.