FB NWI Upcoming Events 2022

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Upcoming Events 2022

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RIDE THE REGION

September 3 | 9am – 12pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana |foodbanknwi.org/ride

On Saturday, September 3rd, 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 individuals and families (also includes tshirt, wristband, and entry into end rally celebration).

Register today online: foodbanknwi.org/ride. Or download the registration form here to drop off or mail.

For more information, contact Amy McDunn, amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org or 219-980-1777 ext. 313.

Click Here To View Sponsorship Opportunities.

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THE HUNGER HIKE

September 17 | 9am – 12pm | Lake County Fairgrounds | foodbanknwi.org/hike

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 17th, 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 obstacle course, games, and more. 

Individuals who raise $250 or more will be recognized as one of our 2022 Hunger Heroes.  Benefits include leading the walk, a Hunger Hero sweatshirt, and special day of event recognition.

 For more information, contact Amy McDunn at 219.980.1777, ext 313 or amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org.

Click Here To View Sponsorship Opportunities.

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HALLOWEEN MONSTER DASH

October 22 | 4p -7p | Off Square Brewing |foodbanknwi.org/halloween

Join the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, October 22nd for a 5k run, beginning and ending at Off Square Brewing. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume and sprint past the spirits at the Halloween Monster Dash. The event includes the 5k timed run, hot cocoa bar, costume contest, and prizes for the top runners! For more information, contact Amy McDunn at 219.980.1777, ext 313 or amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org. Click Here To View Sponsorship Opportunities.

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#GIVINGFOODSDAY – Pack to Give Back Corporate & Community Teams

November 29 | 9am – 3pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana | foodbanknwi.org/packtogiveback

#GivingTuesday, or in our case #GivingFOODSDay, is a movement that inspires people across the world to give back in their own communities. We invite corporate teams from across the Region to join the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on this global day of giving.
We are inviting your corporate teams to take a day out of your busy schedule to volunteer and help address hunger right here in the Region. Join us for #GivingFOODSDay on Tuesday, November29th at 6490 Broadway, Merrillville. Your corporate team will have an opportunity to sort and pack food boxes that will later be distributed during a special “Hope For The Holidays” Mobile Market Distribution, serving approximately 1,000 families.

Your team will:

Choose one of our 2 time slots:  9am – 11am or 1pm -3pm
Wear company logo gear – a team photo will be part of the day
                                                   Consider making a team/company donation to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.                                                                                  – Just $1 provides 3 meals for individuals and families struggling with hunger.
Share your photos from the day and tag the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana using #GivingFoodsDay.

While making a significant impact in the community, you can also promote team building among your colleagues. Will you join us?

MAKE YOUR TEAM VOLUNTEER SHIFT RESERVATION HERE.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Charlie Cole, ccole@foodbanknwi.org, 219-980-1777, ext. 314.

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PACK TO GIVE BACK – Family Edition- CHRISTMAS

December 8 | 4pm – 6pm | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana | foodbanknwi.org/pack

Spend time as a family helping the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana pack groceries and meals for children. There are more than 25,000 children in Northwest Indiana facing hunger, and we want to ensure that they have food for Christmas. In addition to the joys of giving back, the evening will include refreshments, games, crafts, music, and more.  There will also be family photos with Santa.

The cost of the event is a donation of any amount. Preregistration is required.  

For more information, contact Amy McDunn at 219.980.1777, ext 313 or amcdunn@foodbanknwi.org.