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 will be held at Landerhaven on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Mark your calendars for another fabulously fashionable fundraiser packed with fancy frocks and fun! The best part, it's all to help fight hunger in Cuyahoga County. THE BAG showcases looks from Beachwood Place Mall and a fashion exhibit by students at Virginia Marti College, along with an auction and exciting entertainment for a crowd. Over 500 guests will gather to watch local celebs rock the Hunger Network Runway in hopes of raising over $100,000!
• Our largest and longest-running fundraiser was held on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Over 1,000 caring Clevelanders gathered to run, walk or volunteer at the 28th Annual Run/Walk for Hunger throughout Downtown Cleveland! Mark your calendars for next year on Sat., May 13, 2017 at the Great Lakes Science Center - learn more here about the 29th Annual Run/Walk for Hunger!
• The “Friends” of the Hunger Network had the honor of hosting the 10th Anniversary of Rollin’ on the River on Friday, October 7, 2016. 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 raise enough funds to supply over 2-million meals for our hungry neighbors in Cuyahoga County.
• 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!