Upcoming Events


Homer Watson House & Gallery - Fall Exhibition

  • About the Event

  • Featuring artists from the collective Red Head Gallery: Inside/Outside - Solo artists Marion Anderson: Alder Creek and Kerry Ross: The Last Supper 
    In partnership with Kerry Ross, viewers are invited to participate in the installation by placing non-perishable food items somewhere within the exhibit.
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  • Date

    September 11th, 2016 - October 23rd, 2016
  • Time

    7:30 AM - 1:30 PM (while supplies last)
  • Locations

  • Homer Watson House & Gallery - 1754 Old Mill Rd, Kitchener, ON N2P 1H7

Fall Food & Fund Drives

  • About the Event

  • Run a food and fund drive! Register your food drive here. Get creative with your own food and fund drive, run one in your school, neighbourhood, or workplace.
  • Date

    Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 - October 14th, 2016

Kitchener Council's GRILLEFEST

  • About the Event

  • Come to Downtown Kitchener to enjoy the Oktoberfest opening ceremonies, grab some lunch, and support The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. You can purchase a traditional Oktoberfest sausage, cookie and cold drink for $5. 
  • All proceeds will be donated to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. 
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  • Date

    Friday, October 7th, 2016
  • Time

    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location

    Kitchener City Hall, Carl Zehr Square

35th Oktoberfest Family Breakfast

  • About the Event

  • Rogers Kitchener Radio Group and Conestoga College Culinary Program provide free breakfast at Bingeman's Kool Haus Tent.  
  • Donations of food and funds accepted for The Food Bank. 
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  • Date

    Saturday, October 8th, 2016
  • Time

    7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location

  • Bingemans Kool Haus Tent - 425 Bingeman Centre Drive, Kitchener, ON

Onkel Hans Food Drive & Oktoberfest Parade

  • About the Event

  • Go to the fundraising page at: http://bit.ly/OnkelHansFoodDrive to join.  A donation of $20 will feed a family of 4 for 4 days. Create or join a team on the fundraising page and collect funds for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region online!
  • Volunteers will be collecting donations of non-perishable food and cash for The Food Bank along the Oktoberfest parade route. Thanks to K-W Oktoberfest, Sobeys and Martins Family Fruit Farm for their support! Volunteers will be collecting donations of non-perishable food and cash for The Food Bank along the Oktoberfest parade route.  Thanks to K-W Oktoberfest, Sobeys and Martins Family Fruit Farm for their support!
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  • Date

    Food Drive: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 - October 15th, 2016 
  • Parade Day: Monday, October 10th, 2016
  • Location & Time

    See the parade route and start times on the Oktoberfest website.

Kitchener Rangers Game Day

  • About the Event

  • Bring your food and fund donations to the game and cheer on our Rangers! 
  • Date

    Monday, October 10th, 2016
  • Time

    2:00 PM
  • Location

  • The Aud - 400 East Ave., Kitchener, ON  N2H 1Z6

Great Food Sort Challenge

  • About the Event

  • Gather your colleagues together for a great team building experience where the outcome is helping 
    The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. This is a unique and fun-filled opportunity for your team to prepare food donations for sharing with our neighbours in need. Nothing is better than working together for a great cause.
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  • Date

    October 18th - 20th 2016
  • Location

    The Food Bank of Waterloo Region Warehouse, 50 Alpine Court, Kitchener, ON N2E 2M7

Halloween Food Drives

  • About the Event

  • Student groups around the region organize and promote food drives in local neighbourhoods, collecting non-perishable food donations for
    The Food Bank door-to-door on Halloween. Be sure to have a few items set aside in case a ghost, witch or goblin finds their way to your door step looking for a contribution.
  • If you are a student or student group planning to participate in a Halloween Food Drive please register here.
  • Date

    Monday, October 31st 2016