The Houston Food Bank hosts a number of events throughout the year that range from food drives to tasting events to an elegant five-course dinner. These unique events raise awareness, as well as food and funds.
YOU can get involved with these special events and take part in the fight against hunger.
An engineering competition to create inventive structures using only canned goods to raise food and money.
A fundraiser where five of Houston’s top chefs contribute one course to the dinner, each paired with a glass of wine.
Empty Bowls Houston
Raising awareness of the empty bowls in our community, local artists donate hand-made bowls for purchase, each bowl coming with a soup lunch.
Gift of Produce
Large fresh produce donations organized by the Houston Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association.
Houston Restaurant Weeks
Participating restaurants offer a prix fixe gourmet meal (lunch or dinner), a percentage of which benefits the Food Bank.
Houston Marathon Run for Food
Runners participate in Chevron Houston Marathon's Run for a Reason, to raise awareness and funds for the Houston Food Bank.
Hunger Action Month
Hunger Action Month was created to involve others in the community and motivate them to join forces to ultimately have a greater impact in the fight against hunger.
KHOU Food Drive
A back to school food drive held in partnership with KHOU to raise food to fight childhood hunger
Kick Hunger Challenge
A nation-wide competition that pits fans from 32 NFL cities to help kick hunger with 100% of the money raised staying in the team's community.
Food For Thought Luncheon
Fundraising luncheon which recognizes an outstanding donor/volunteer with the Barbara Falik Humanitarian Award.
Share Your Holidays
Televised holiday food drive targeted at feeding needy families for the holidays.
Souper Bowl of Caring
The state’s largest food drive, culminating Super Bowl weekend, partnering with Houston-area grocery stores and TV stations.
Taste of the Nation
A culinary extravaganza featuring food & wine from Houston’s finest restaurants and caterers and a silent auction.
Taste of the Texans
A culinary tasting event at Reliant Stadium featuring Houston restaurants alongside Houston Texans players.