The Food Bank of Northern Nevada hosts and participates in many events for our cause. We welcome organizations seeking a charity partner for their event.

Throughout the year, the Food Bank hosts and participates in a variety of events. Whether they are food and fund drives, All Ages Volunteer Events, CANstruction or more, there are exciting ways to get the word out about those who are struggling in our area and how we can all make a difference!

MLK National Day of Service All-Ages Volunteer Session

Monday, January 21 | 2pm-4pm
Food Bank of Northern NEvada | 55o Italy Drive

Celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service by attending the Food Bank’s all ages volunteer event!  Grab the kids and join the Food Bank of Northern Nevada for an afternoon of service and fun with this special, all ages volunteer session.

This event is free of charge and open to all ages.  Food (non-perishable, non-expired) and fund donations are appreciated.

Please note:  
Children must be accompanied by adults.
Closed-toe shoes are required at all times.

16th Annual CANstruction Reno Design & Build Competition

March 6-10 | Build Day: Wednesday, March 6 8am-8pm
Meadowood Mall Center Court

We’re gearing up for the annual CANstruction competition, and we want you to be part of it!  CANstruction Reno pairs architects and designers with teams from local businesses, schools, and organizations in an awe-inspiring competition that uses canned food items to build amazing structural masterpieces that will in turn provide food for thousands in our community.

Submit the Call for Entries form to get started.


If you’re interested in inviting the Food Bank to be part of your event, please email our Events & Food Drives Coordinator, Lauren Greeney or call (775) 331-3663 ext 156.