Hunger Action Month 2019

September is Hunger Action Month, a time to shine a light on the issue of hunger! 

Become a Hunger Hero


Ending hunger in our community will take effort on all our parts. During Hunger Action Month we are asking you to help spread the word about the one in six Oklahomans living with food insecurity. 

Below are several events and activities through which you can help promote Hunger Action Month. 

9.4.19

Big Poppa Food Challenge
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
S&B Burger Joint
20 NW 9 St. 

On Sept. 4, a panel of local foodies will attempt the Big Poppa Challenge. Competitors must eat the monthly feature burger, a side special and finish a root beer within 30 minutes. Twenty percent of sales from the evening will benefit the Regional Food Bank. 

 

9.9.19

Mondays for a Change
5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
Sushi Neko

4318 N. Western Ave.

Sushi Neko and The Lobby Café & Bar donate 10 percent of sales to nonprofits like the Regional Food Bank. All you have to do is select the Regional Food Bank when you receive your check at the end of the meal. 

Can't make Monday? Every Tuesday, Musashi’s Japanese Steakhouse donates 10 percent of sales to help fight hunger.

 

9.10.19

Second Tuesday at Panda Express
11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
12 metro locations

Twelve metro Panda Express locations will donate a portion of their proceeds to the Regional Food Bank on Sept. 10.  To participate show a copy of your flyer to your Panda Express cashier. 

Visit rfbo.org/panda for a complete list of locations and to find your flyer.

 

9.12.19

Hunger Action Day

Hunger Action Day is a time for hunger-relief advocates to focus our efforts on one day for greater impact. We encourage everyone to wear orange to raise awareness to the issue of food insecurity in Oklahoma. 

The evening of Sept. 12 the Skydance Bridge over I-40 will be lit orange in honor of Hunger Action Day. 

Nationwide, Feeding America is seeking 40,000 actions from the public during the month of September. That can be a donation, a volunteer shift or even a social media post.

 

9.12.19 - 9.22.19

Visit News 9 at the Oklahoma State Fair
Gate 1 
Oklahoma State Fair

Join News 9 in fighting childhood hunger as the station raises donations for the Regional Food Bank’s Food for Kids Programs at their booth at Gate 1 at the Oklahoma State Fair. Make a donation and vote on which News 9 anchor has to kiss a pig!

 

9.16.19

Mondays for a Change
5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
Sushi Neko

4318 N. Western Ave.

Sushi Neko and The Lobby Café & Bar donate 10 percent of sales to nonprofits like the Regional Food Bank. All you have to do is select the Regional Food Bank when you receive your check at the end of the meal. 

Can't make Monday? Every Tuesday, Musashi’s Japanese Steakhouse donates 10 percent of sales to help fight hunger.

 

9.14.19 - 10.31.19

P Bar Farms Corn Maze
1002 Old 66 Road
Hydro, OK. 73048

Located off Route 66 near Weatherford, P Bar Farms is dedicating their 2019 season to the Regional Food Bank. From Sept. 14 through Oct. 31, walk through the Regional Food Bank-themed corn maze, take a hayride, enjoy the petting zoo and so much more! 

 

 9.19.19

Kendra Scott Gives Back
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
1452 S. Bryant Ave.
Edmond, OK 73034

Learn more about the fight against hunger while shopping for some new bling. Twenty percent of all proceeds from 5 to 7 p.m. will benefit the Regional Food Bank. 

 

9.23.19

Mondays for a Change
5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
Sushi Neko

4318 N. Western Ave.

Sushi Neko and The Lobby Café & Bar donate 10 percent of sales to nonprofits like the Regional Food Bank. All you have to do is select the Regional Food Bank when you receive your check at the end of the meal. 

Can't make Monday? Every Tuesday, Musashi’s Japanese Steakhouse donates 10 percent of sales to help fight hunger.

 

9.25.19

Grand Opening of the Langston Community Food Pantry
12 p.m.
Retail Plaza

401 W. Hale, Suite G
Langston, Oklahoma 73050

Oklahoma's first university/town food pantry will hold their grand opening on Sept. 25. The new pantry will serve Langston University students as well as residents from the Langston, Coyle and Meridian communities. 

 

9.30.19

Mondays for a Change
5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
Sushi Neko

4318 N. Western Ave.

Sushi Neko and The Lobby Café & Bar donate 10 percent of sales to nonprofits like the Regional Food Bank. All you have to do is select the Regional Food Bank when you receive your check at the end of the meal. 

Can't make Monday? Every Tuesday, Musashi’s Japanese Steakhouse donates 10 percent of sales to help fight hunger.