The Hunger Network is responsible to buy approximately 95% of the food we distribute in our hunger centers. We are able to do so, in part, by hosting annual fundraising events. Please consider joining us for the fun AND fundraising!
• The 4th Annual All About the Bag Fashion Benefit is officially “in the bag” and we are so grateful for your support! The dedicated volunteer BAG Committee was honored to host over 500 fashionable friends for a memorable evening benefitting the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland. Together, the community gathered for the fashion benefit at Landerhaven, featuring amazing handbag raffles, epic fashion show spotlighting Beachwood Place Mall and local celebrities, a fashion exhibit by students at Virginia Marti College, dinner, open bar and more.….it was truly a night to remember!
• Our largest and longest-running fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Over 1,000 caring Clevelanders will gather at the Great Lakes Science Center to run, walk or volunteer at the 29th Annual Run/Walk for Hunger throughout Downtown Cleveland! Learn more here about the 29th Annual Run/Walk for Hunger!
• The 27th Annual Best Party of the Year to benefit the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland was held on Fri., Dec. 2, 2016. This was the Hunger Network’s night to be fancy, hosting this gala event complete with fabulous food featuring local restaurants, delicious drinks, exciting entertainment and endless dancing. This year’s event was a few first in a few ways: the party was hosted at the Westin Cleveland Downtown for the first time and had a LIVE auction! The party also included an extensive silent auction, side boards and an all-time favorite, wine pull. To see photos from 2016’s event, click here! Save the Date for 2017! Friday, December 1st at the Westin Cleveland Downtown.
The “Friends” of the Hunger Network has generously hosted a fundraising event, Rollin’ on the River for 10 years in honor of our mission to fight local hunger. It’s been a wonderful 10 years of memories, and the “Friends” are working on new and exciting fundraising avenues to keep the young professionals engaged in the Cleveland community. Check back for more information on their upcoming fundraising and friend-raising efforts.
And, to see photos from the 10th Anniversary of Rollin’ on the River that was held on Friday, October 7, 2016 – click here. It was a special evening at the Westin Cleveland Downtown for this fun-filled casino night featuring gaming and live entertainment, hundreds of enthusiastic party-goers, and even a photo opportunity with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. Over the past 10 years, the Friends have united to collectively raise enough funds to supply over 2-million meals for our hungry neighbors in Cuyahoga County.
The Hunger Network is honored to call all of these people our friends!