Giveaway: Harvest for Hunger's Market at the Food Bank

UPDATE: After removing one pingback and placing the remaining total in Random.org: Congratulations, entry 26 – Jessica Z, for winning this giveaway! Please reply to my email by 4/25 to confirm you can attend Market at the Food Bank. Checkout for Hunger, Brown Bag Day, food drives at WKYC, Indians…

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Giveaway: Win 2 tickets to Market at the Foodbank

Over the last year, I’ve really enjoyed getting involved with the Cleveland Foodbank’s new volunteer group, YP Pantry. I had volunteered at the Foodbank a few times previously with the Ohio Blogging Association. However, YP Pantry’s monthly volunteer and social events have been about much more than getting to know other Cleveland young…

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Guest Post: Market at the Foodbank Recap

Because Scott and I were at a wedding last weekend where this happened: I had to miss out on this year’s Market at the Foodbank. Fortunately, Kate Galo (you may remember her from this and also this guest post) was able to attend and blog on my behalf. Enjoy her recap below along with photos from Sarah Casto! I think it’s fair for […]

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Market at the Foodbank Winner!

I’m so happy that Friday is finally here — not just because this was one looonngg week, but also because it’s time to announce the winner of the Market at the Foodbank giveaway. After using random.org to pick the winner from the 84 comments: I am happy to announce that entry #10 – Dawgpndgirl has […]

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Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to Market at the Foodbank!

If you’ve gone grocery shopping recently, you’ll likely have noticed that the Cleveland Foodbank’s Harvest for Hunger is in full swing.  Adding a $1, $5, or $10 donation to your groceries is a fast and easy way to help reach this year’s goal of providing food for 16 million meals. You can also help reach this goal while celebrating a night […]

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Harvest for Hunger: Hunger is closer than you think

The last couple of years have been a difficult wakeup call for many.  With an unstable economy, issues such as hunger and people’s inability to afford food have become more widespread and pressing than in recent decades. In our own region it’s a signficant and growing concern, with the Cleveland Foodbank’s distribution rate up by 59% in the last three years and a recent article in the New […]

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Embracing Winter: Brite Winter Fest and Cleveland's First Urban Iditarod

After the last week of snow, I think we are able to say that winter is finally here.  And just in time for two events that aim to celebrate Cleveland’s snowy season: This Saturday from 5-10pm, Brite Winter Festival returns for its third year.  The event originally started as the creators’ proactive, grassroots approach to stave off the brain drain they were seeing in Cleveland among…

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