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Team up with your fellow Atlanta Falcons fans and compete against 31other NFL teams in the Kick Hunger Challenge.  The challenge brings together football fans from across the country to show support for their favorite team and become champions in the effort to end hunger.  100% of the funds donated by the Atlanta Falcons fans will be given to the Food Bank.  Invite your friends and family to participate and make the Atlanta Falcons #1 on the scorecard.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 to Saturday, December 31, 2016

Teams of architects and engineers design giant sculptures made of nonperishable foods. Structures are displayed and food items are donated to the Food Bank. 

Monday, November 07, 2016 to Friday, November 18, 2016
171 & 201 17th Street
Atlanta, GA

This exclusive event will bring together three Atlanta hospitality legends: Chef Ford Fry of Ford Fry Restaurants, Chef Kevin Gillespie of Red Beard Restaurants and Chef Linton Hopkins of Resurgens Hospitality Group. These titans of distinction will be honored by a roast of the crispiest kind. Following a cocktail reception is a three-course dinner, prepared by distinguished chefs from our honorees award winning restaurants, with each adding their special flair and elegance to the evening.

Monday, November 07, 2016
3143 Maple Drive
30305 Atlanta, GA

Save the date and join us to celebrate the 11th Annual Chili for the Children charity chili cook-off!   Your donation will support the School Mobile Pantry program of the Atlanta Community Food Bank and family literacy initiatives of the Literacy for All Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta.

The joint effort by these two organizations means that your donation will address hunger so that learning can begin. 

Monday, November 14, 2016
5:00pm to 7:00pm
103 West Paces Ferry Road
30305 Atlanta, GA

Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is a worldwide society of women dedicated to creating a culture in the community that fosters excellence and promotes the achievement of women in culinary professions through educational and charitable activities. Atlanta Dames include chefs, restaurateurs, caterers, retailers, event planners, cookbook authors, food journalists and historians, winemakers and wine industry professionals, food publicists, culinary educators and hospitality executives. LDEI has been a long-time friend of the Food Bank.

Monday, November 14, 2016
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Cook's Warehouse Midtown
1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R
30324 Atlanta, GA

Join Cook’s Warehouse Founder, Mary Moore and Sommelier Don Hackett for their annual December food and wine class! They always deliver a fun and educational evening in the kitchen, and this year’s class is no exception. This go ‘round they’ll be demonstrating how to make a few of their favorite dishes: Pear Comte Purses, Citrus Caesar salad, Fresh Pasta with Boar Ragu & Italian Brussels Sprouts Gratin and Panna Cotta with seasonal fruit compote for dessert.

Monday, December 05, 2016
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Cook's Warehouse Midtown
1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R
30324 Atlanta, GA

Enjoy a stellar array of Atlanta's finest entertainers along with the extraordinary host, Regina Simms, at the annual Friends' Holiday Benefit Show.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Food Bank.


Sunday, December 11, 2016
Friends Neighborhood Bar
736 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
30306 Atlanta, GA
Phone: (404) 817-3820

Ongoing Campaigns

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Ongoing & Annual Events

Georgia’s largest food drive runs June – October and delivers hundreds of thousands of dollars and pounds of food for the hungry.  

This annual black-tie party supports the Atlanta Apartment Association’s annual Food-A-Thon. Evening includes live music, dancing, auction, great food and more! 

Friday, August 19, 2016  

Teams of architects and engineers design giant sculptures made of nonperishable foods. Structures are displayed and food items are donated to the Food Bank. 

Monday, November 7, 2016   to Friday, November 18, 2016  
171 & 201 17th Street
Atlanta, GA

Take a swing against hunger at the Doctors’ annual summer tournament.  Scramble format includes contests for Hole in One and Longest Drive. Entry fees benefit ACFB. 

Thursday, May 19, 2016  
Towne Lake Hills Golf Course
1003 Towne Lake Hills East
30189 Woodstock, GA

Players enjoy a day on the links at one of the longest running charity tournaments dedicated to raising funds for local hunger-relief efforts.

Monday, May 16, 2016  

The Georgia Society of CPAs, Georgia's top accounting firms and Industry accounting departments are using their one voice to create a friendly food and fund drive competition among Georgia accounting professionals to support the eight regional Georgia Food Banks that comprise the Georgia Food Bank Association.

Registration begins June 8, 2015.

Monday, August 17, 2015   to Friday, August 28, 2015  

The Office of the Attorney General, State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division and Georgia Food Bank Association come together each spring for a friendly food and fund drive competition. 

Monday, April 18, 2016   to Friday, April 29, 2016  

September is Hunger Action Month! Whether it’s volunteering, hosting a food drive or spreading the word of what the Food Bank does, we want you to help us. Join us and 200 Feeding America food banks across the nation to take action against the issue of hunger.

Every March, thousands of walkers and runners come together at Turner Field for this 5K event to raise awareness and funds for hunger relief. Benefits ACFB and five local hunger relief organizations. Register today!

Sunday, March 13, 2016 -
12pm to 4pm

The Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program (KPCRW) is the largest workplace-organized health and wellness program in Atlanta starting with Get Active Atlanta!, a free 8-week training program and culminating in a 5K run/walk through downtown Atlanta. Since 2008, KPCRW company teams have donated more than 14,250 lbs. of food to the ACFB as part of the KP Corporate Can Contest. 

Turner Field
755 Hank Aaron Dr SE
30315 Atlanta, GA

Each May, the U.S. Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers join together to “Stamp Out Hunger” and deliver millions of pounds of food to more than 200 Feeding America food banks.

Saturday, May 14, 2016  

Inspired by scripture from the prophet Isaiah, “to share your food with the hungry”, Atlanta’s Jewish Community holds their metro-wide food drive each year during the High Holy Days. 

Outnumber Hunger is an initiative that makes it easy for people to join in the fight against hunger in their own communities.  Specially marked food packages direct consumers to enter codes online at to help Feeding America secure meals for the Atlanta Community Food Bank.  For every code entered by March 1, 2014, Outnumber Hunger will donate $0.65 – enough to secure five meals on behalf of local food banks. 

Each spring, Publix Super Markets customers can donate at the register to provide food for hungry families.  As a token of appreciation, customers making a donation will receive a special Food for Sharing reusable bag. 

Having the right school supplies can mean the difference between a passing or a failing grade. That’s why Publix Super Markets will offer the Tools for Back to School campaign July 28 through August 18. Customers and associates are encouraged to donate $5, $7 or $10 which will be used to purchase much-needed school supplies for local teachers, students and non-profit organizations assisting underserved children.

Thursday, July 28, 2016   to Thursday, August 18, 2016  

Join us as Atlanta's most fashionable come together to fight hunger in honor of Hunger Action Month. Enjoy food, fun & fashion and support a great cause!  Presented by Bloomingdale's.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Bloomingdale's Lenox Square
3393 Peachtree Road
30326 Atlanta, GA

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Atlanta is an elegant black tie optional evening of gourmet food and wine featuring chefs from 50 of Atlanta’s top restaurants, live entertainment and live, silent and wine auctions. 100% of the net proceeds benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Genesis, A New Life and Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters Georgia. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5pm
Georgia Aquarium
255 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA

Lucky 13th Lend Me An Ear! It’s time again for a fabulous evening of live old-time radio re-creations, complete with on-stage sound effects and music, presented by more than 30 Atlanta artists from The Atlanta Union Radio Players.

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
New American Shakespeare Tavern
499 Peachtree Street NE
30308 Atlanta, GA

Join with Georgia Meeting Professionals International (GaMPI) as they celebrate community for a great cause at The Gathering, GaMPI’s signature charity benefit for Atlanta’s Table, ACFB’s prepared and perishable food rescue project.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 6pm

Enjoy an afternoon outside Twain's in Decatur with a five-course, five-beer pairing dinner, $50 per person. Participating restaurants include Twain's, Pinewood Tippling Room, Leon's, Pine Street Market, and Steinbecks. Beer offerings from Twain's, Three Taverns, Wild Heaven, Blue Tarp, and Ale Yeah! Music provided by the Ralph Roddenberry Duo for the afternoon. Come back for more music at 9 pm ($5 cover) for Hair of the Dog and Rolling Nowhere.

Twain's Billiards & Tap
211 E Trinity Place
30030 Decatur, GA