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September is Hunger Action Month, when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks unite to urge businesses and individuals to take action in their communities. Orange is the official color of hunger and Hunger Action Month™.

Stay involved this September

Lunch challenge

How many meals could your lunch turn into? $1 = 2 meals. We are looking for companies to join our lunch challenge. If you are interested in signing up please email Lisa Smith Dean at or call 603.669.9725 ext. 1121.

Go orange at home or in your office

Don’t forget to turn your Facebook and Twitter pages orange! Get your friends, family and co-workers to do the same. You can also turn your company page orange, wear orange or decorate your office with orange!

SEPTEMBER 1-30, 2018

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month (September) is the Feeding America network’s nationwide awareness campaign designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings attention to the reality of food insecurity in the United States and promotes ways for individuals across the U.S. to get involved in the movement to help end hunger.

SEPTEMBER 1-30, 2018


Canstruction is an event in which a structure of an organizations choosing is built using canned or packaged food items. Structures will be judged the week of 9/24/18. Once completed, all canned and packaged foods are donated to the food bank for distribution to those in need.

Download Canstruction Flyer

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

Hunger Action Day®

To celebrate Hunger Action Day® on September 13 and bring awareness to the issue of hunger in our communities throughout September, buildings, landmarks and people across the country will go orange. Wear orange, turn your social media profile pictures orange, and encourage others to do the same!

SEPTEMBER 14 & 28, 2018

Mac Off Competition

Sign up for the fourth annual Mac Off Competition, presented by Bank of America, and see how much Mac & Cheese your team can pack! An average adult packs 150 Mac & Cheese meals in 1 hour. All Mac Packs will be distributed to families in need. We will host 5 lines with 10 team members per line at 2 hour intervals from 8:00a – 5:30p.

Download Mac Off Flyer

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

CGI Hunger Chase: “Miles 4 Meals” Walk/Run

CGI Business Solutions in partnership with Total Image Running, is hosting the final race of the 3-race series to benefit the New Hampshire Food Bank, on Sunday, Sept, 23, 2018 at Derryfield Country Club.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

SNHU Give a Little, Feed a Lot Food Drive

Food drive in Manchester’s north end.

Rain date: September 16, 2018

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

9th Annual WBS Golf Tournament

This annual golf tournament to benefit the New Hampshire Food Bank will be held at Manchester Country Club with an 11:00a shotgun scramble format. All funds raised at the golf outing will support the New Hampshire Food Bank’s efforts to expand food distribution and innovative educational programs to reach those who need it most.

Dates To Be Determined

WMUR and NHIAA Sponsor NH Tackles Hunger

A food drive will be hosted at high school football games in communities across NH. All food donated during this weekend will go to local food pantries.

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If you are interested in any of these events or would like more information, email Lisa Smith Dean at or call 603.669.9725 ext. 1121.