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2016 Campaigns and Events

January
January 9 
Star Wars Night to benefit the Food Bank Join your favorite Star Wars Characters on Saturday January 9th at the Floyd L Maines Veterans Memorial Arena as the Binghamton Senators take on the Rochester Americans! Tickets discounted to $17 and $3 of each ticket ordered through this link will be donated to the Food Bank. Seats subject to availability, will be best available.
January 18 Martin Luther King Day - National Day of Service In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Food Bank will be open for volunteer opportunities for those who wish to participate in the National Day of Service. Click here to sign up for a volunteer shift today.
January 23 Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament Registration is $20.00 and starts at 8am. First round tee off at 10am. Recreational, non-tournament play from 8am-10am. Everyone gets a disc. Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
End of January-March Check Out Hunger Customers can swipe a coupon to make a $2, $3 or $5 donation at Southern Tier grocery stores.

March
March is National Nutrition Month
March 12 Community Food Distribution from 10am-11am at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Free food available to those who need it. Distribution will take place rain or shine.
March 20 Charity Antique Roadshow Join us at the Antique Revival in Big Flats from 12pm-4pm. This popular event is a wonderful opportunity for individuals to bring in items of personal interest to be evaluated & discussed with a limit of 2 items per person. A suggested donation of $5.00 per item will be donated to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Refreshments available.


April
April 3-10 Canstruction of the Southern Tier Broome County, Oakdale Mall, Johnson City presented by Visions Federal Credit Union & hosted by BLI.
April 6th & 7th Annual Empty Bowls Binghamton UHS Wilson Medical Center & UHS Binghamton General to benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
April 10-16 National Volunteer Week

May
May is
Older Americans Month
May 4 Giving is Gorges Day ONE DAY ONLY! Take part in Giving is Gorges on Wednesday, May 4th. Give now and be a part of the online community-wide philanthropy effort in Tompkins County and surrounding areas!
May 14 Stamp Out Hunger
Join the National Association of Letter Carriers for the largest one-day food drive in the nation! Look out for a designated donation bag delivered to you by your letter carrier, fill it with your donation, and your letter carrier will pick it up on May 14! For more information, visit: www.nalc.org/commun/foodrive
May 26 Red Nose Day


June
June 11 Community Food Distribution from 10am-11am at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Free food available to those who need it. Distribution will take place rain or shine.
June 14 
Taste of the Nation Ithaca Join us at the Athletics & Event Center at Ithaca College! Stay tuned for details and ticket information.

July
July 23 Tour De Keuka
The Tour de Keuka is a charity bike ride benefitting the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Don't miss out on the region's premier cycling event around scenic Keuka Lake!
July Selfless Elf 5K RunWalk presented by Wegmans. 5K Run/Walk registration opens.


September
September is Hunger Action Month
September Fill The Bus
7th Annual Fill The Bus Campaign sponsored by Wegmans.
September 10 Community Food Distribution from 10am-11am at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Free food available to those who need it. Distribution will take place rain or shine.

November
November-December
Virtual Turkey Drive

December
December 3rd Annual Selfless Elf 5K Run/Walk
presented by Wegmans.
December 10 Community Food Distribution from 10am-11am at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Free food available to those who need it. Distribution will take place rain or shine.


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