Events

Sep
30
Sat
Gratitude Picnic @ EFN's Mother Earth Farm
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

We appreciate YOU!
Please join us for a hosted picnic lunch and fun at Emergency Food Network’s Mother Earth Farms. We will be thanking and recognizing our volunteers, donors, and supporters throughout the day, with a brief program at 1pm. Enjoy food, fun, and farm tours. Celebrate with us as part of the EFN family. Thank you for working towards our mission – so that no person goes hungry.

Casual attire and comfortable shoes recommended. There is no cost to attend this event.

 

 

Oct
6
Fri
Warehouse Tour @ Emergency Food Network
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Take a tour of the Emergency Food Network Distribution Center and learn about Pierce County’s emergency food system.

Oct
28
Sat
Abundance Dinner & Auction @ McGavick Conference Center, Clover Park Technical College
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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DATE CHANGE: The date of this event has been changed to October 28, 2017.

Share your Abundance in support of Emergency Food Network! This year’s event will feature a delicious dinner, exciting live and silent auctions, and a meaningful opportunity to give so no person goes hungry. Proceeds from this special night will provide emergency food for low-income children, adults and seniors in Pierce County.

RESERVE YOUR SEATS TODAY!

Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available. Contact us for more details. abundance@efoodnet.org or (253) 584-1040


FEATURED LIVE ITEMS

Tickets to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Last Race!

You could be the winning bidder of two tickets to the 2017 Ford Ecoboost 400 to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his last race before retirement! With two seats at the Start/Finish line at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, this is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Race takes place on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

 

Drive a Lamborghini for Two Days!

Have you dreamed of driving a supercar? This is your chance to drive one for two days! Pick up the 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo in Tacoma and show off to all your friends and family for a full 48 hours! Wherever you go with this car you are sure to feel a rush!

 

Don’t miss out on these exciting auction items! Register for Abundance today for your chance to bid on these items and many more!


Thank you to our generous event sponsors!

Boeing Company
CHI Franciscan Health
Chuckals Office Products
DaVita
Financial Insights
Gordon Thomas Honeywell
HomeStreet Bank
Interstate Distributor Co.
Johnson Family Properties
KeyBank
LaborWorks
MultiCare Health System
Snuffin’s Catering
Timberland Bank
UFCW Local 367
Whole Foods Market Chambers Bay
Zack Rosenbloom & Associates

Abundance Dinner & Auction @ McGavick Conference Center, Clover Park Technical College
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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There are many ways to share your Abundance in support of Emergency Food Network! This year’s event will feature a delicious dinner, exciting live and silent auctions, and a meaningful opportunity to give back to your community. Proceeds from this special night will provide emergency food for children, adults, and seniors in Pierce County.

Volunteer positions at the event include:

  • Raffle Seller and Live Auction Recorder: The volunteer sells raffle tickets during the first half of the event and then helps record the winning bids during the live auction.
  • Guest Registrars: Volunteers in this position will register guests as they arrive and enter their information into our computer system and check guests out at the end of the event.

 

Nov
3
Fri
Warehouse Tour @ Emergency Food Network
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Take a tour of the Emergency Food Network Distribution Center and learn about Pierce County’s emergency food system.

Nov
18
Sat
Empty Bowls Needs You @ Charles Wright Academy
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This Emergency Food Network event is an annual ritual enjoyed by more than 500 people each year.  During Empty Bowls, attendees can choose from more than 1,500 bowls to purchase for the home and for holiday gifts. After purchasing bowls, guests are served a bowl of soup (in a separate bowl) donated by local chefs.

Volunteer opportunities include:
Event set up from 10 a.m. to noon the day of the event by unpacking and displaying bowls on tables.
At the event, volunteers can serve as cashiers, floor managers, sign holders and greeters, when they can help attendees with their bowl purchases, answer any questions they might have and keep the tables organized.

Empty Bowls @ Charles Wright Academy
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

This Emergency Food Network event is an annual ritual enjoyed by more than 500 people each year.  During Empty Bowls, attendees can choose from more than 1,500 bowls to purchase for the home and for holiday gifts. After purchasing bowls, guests are served a bowl of soup (in a separate bowl) donated by local chefs.

Admission for Empty Bowls is FREE. Bowl prices start at $10. We hope to see you there!

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!
      
Coordinated Care
DaVita
HomeStreet Bank
UFCW Local 367
Zack Rosenbloom & Associates

Dec
1
Fri
Warehouse Tour @ Emergency Food Network
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Take a tour of the Emergency Food Network Distribution Center and learn about Pierce County’s emergency food system.