Past Events

16th Annual Cruisin' to Drive Out Hunger

August 17, 2018

We invite you to join us for The 16th Annual Cruisin’ to Drive Out Hunger, the official Woodward Dream Cruise® preview party! 

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Spike Out Hunger

August 4, 2018

Kroger and Forgotten Harvest invite you to Spike Out Hunger. This event will be held Saturday, August 4th at 11:00 AM at the Northville Recreation Area.

26th Annual Comedy Night Featuring Tim Allen

April 5, 2018

Join us Friday, April 20 at the Fox Theatre with Tim Allen at the 26th Annual Comedy Night benefitting Forgotten Harvest.

This year’s Comedy Night is a special return to his hometown for Allen, who co-founded the event and headlined its first two years. This night has become Detroit’s premier annual comedy event that brings in renowned celebrities like Jay Leno, David Coulier, Martin Short, Seth Meyers and Sinbad.  

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Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Top 10 Takeover Holiday Makeover

December 10, 2017

Thank you to The Detroit Free Press and Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers for donating $20 from each ticket to their event to Forgotten Harvest! They are ringing in the holidays with five of the top chefs in Metro Detroit for the Top 10 Takeover Holiday Makeover!


Alien X Radio Hosts 36 Hour Live Radio Event To Support Forgotten Harvest

December 9, 2017

The 3rd annual “36 Hours Of Alien Xmas” radiothon will happen on Saturday and Sunday, December 9th and 10th at Alien X Radio’s studio in Taylor, MI and last from 8am Saturday morning to 8pm Sunday night.

Grains and Trains

December 7, 2017

The 2nd Annual Grains & Trains is an event hosted to bring the community together around the Holidays to help make a difference. There will be food, drinks, and a silent auction. Bring a friend, a neighbor, a family member, or a coworker and help be that difference in the community.  

Little Caesars Pizza® to Feed Southeastern Michigan Families with Forgotten Harvest Donation

November 27, 2017

This holiday season, Little Caesars, home of the HOT-N-READY® Pizza, is teaming up with Forgotten Harvest to make sure no family in southeast Michigan goes hungry.

Little Caesars stores in southeastern Michigan have just announced a $30,000 contribution to Forgotten Harvest. On top of this initial donation, customers who donate $1 to Forgotten Harvest in store at participating Little Caesars locations will receive a voucher for one free order of Crazy Bread® with their next pizza purchase as a thank you. The donation campaign will begin Monday, November 27, and run through Monday, December 11. 

Bauer Kids Keep Marathon for Meals Tradition Alive in Memory of Father

November 24, 2017

Legendary Detroit rock disc jockey Bob Bauer’s children Justin and Rachel are keeping his charitable spirit alive by hosting the 33rd Annual Marathon for Meals food drive to feed the hungry throughout the holiday. Justin and Rachel will be living in an RV, graciously donated by General RV, 24/7 as part of the tradition. The drive, located at the Roseville Kroger parking lot at Gratiot and 13 Mile, will start Black Friday, Nov. 24 and last through Dec. 15.

Good Ole Sangin' & Hallelujah 2017

November 17, 2017

Thank you to The Prevailing Church for donating a portion of proceeds from their event to Forgotten Harvest! Good Ole Sangin' & Hallelujah is on Friday, November 17, — a dynamic night of singing featuring Larry Callahan & SOB, The Thomas Whitfield Company and New Direction!


8th Annual English Gardens Ladies Night

November 16, 2017

Enjoy an evening of fun, shopping, decorating demonstrations, music and refreshments in the festive holiday setting of English Gardens stores in Clinton Twp. and Royal Oak on Thursday, November 16 from 5 to 8 p.m.

$10 pre-registration fee online or in-store. $15 at the door. Thank you to English Gardens for 100% of the registration fees from their event to Forgotten Harvest!


Busch's Season of Sharing

November 13, 2017

Busch's Fresh Food Market will help Forgotten Harvest feed the hungry in its Season of Sharing holiday food drive, kicking off November 13 and continuing through November 22 and YOU can help. 


Hunger Free In The D with The Celani Family Foundation

November 6, 2017

Now through November 20th, the Celani Family Foundation will match your donation dollar for dollar up to $50,000.


Forgotten Harvest Farms to Hungry Tables

October 25, 2017

Feeding the Hungry in Metro Detroit

Join us Wednesday, October 25 for two events featuring Doris Christopher, Founder and Chairman of Pampered Chef. Come to one or both events! The Women's Harvest Breakfast is at the Detroit Athletic Club at 7:00 am. The Women's Harvest Dinner is at the Grosse Point Yacht Club at 6:00 pm.                                                          

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15th Annual Cruisin' to Drive Out Hunger

August 18, 2017

We invite you to join us for The 15th Annual Cruisin’ to Drive Out Hunger, the official Woodward Dream Cruise® preview party! 

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25th Annual Comedy Night Featuring Seth Meyers

June 17, 2017

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Join us Saturday, June 17 at the Fox Theatre as Seth Meyers hosts the 25th Annual Comedy Night benefitting Forgotten Harvest.

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Meyers was named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.  Meyers also hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Meyers began his TV career with “Saturday Night Live” in 2001, where he was a cast member for thirteen seasons. Meyers acted as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight seasons. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue.  Meyers also garnered ten additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.

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Hunger Free In The D with The Celani Family Foundation

November 7, 2016

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November 3, 2016

Join the Detroit Free Press Marathon & Support Forgotten Harvest!

October 15, 2016

Lace up your running shoes for the  2016 Detroit Free Press and Talmer Bank Marathon and support Forgotten Harvest!

14th Annual Cruisin' to Drive Out Hunger

August 19, 2016

We invite you to join us for The 14th Annual Cruisin’ to Drive Out Hunger, the official Woodward Dream Cruise® preview party! 

Shop June 4th & 5th at The Container Store in Novi, to support Forgotten Harvest

June 4, 2016

The Container Store Opening in Novi – and 10% of Grand Opening Weekend sales benefits us!

24th Annual Comedy Night with Jay Leno

May 7, 2016

After 17 years as the host of the top-rated, "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” we are thrilled that Jay Leno, one of the largest names in Comedy, will headline Comedy Night! Jay will grace the stage of The Fox Theatre on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Delta Dental of Michigan Announces Major Partnership with Forgotten Harvest

April 5, 2016

Busch's Season of Sharing

November 16, 2015

Help Forgotten Harvest feed local families during Busch's Season of Sharing Food Drive!

The Art of Gifting Hosted by Saks Fifth Avenue

November 5, 2015

Join us for an evening exploring the art of Gift Giving before the holiday season begins at Saks Fifth Avenue in The Somerset Collection. 

Sow a Seed

November 1, 2015

The Detroit church community and Forgotten Harvest join together in the fight against hunger.

Team Schostak Applebee's & Forgotten Harvest Golf Tournament

September 1, 2015

Support Forgotten Harvest with a round of golf!

Concours d' Elegance Taste of The Motor City

July 25, 2015

Join us for a strolling bistro lunch at The Concours d'Elegance!

Detroit Free Press Top 10 Takeover Dining Series

June 9, 2015

Grab a seat at some of the best restaurants in metro Detroit and support Forgotten Harvest!

Michigan By The Bottle Wine Tasting Benefit

May 11, 2015

Join us at Michigan by The Bottle Tasting Room in Royal Oak for a fun night of wine to benefit Forgotten Harvest!

Healthy Cooking 101 with Mirepoix

April 16, 2015

Learn healthy tips and tricks from the Holiday Market Mirepoix chefs while supporting Forgotten Harvest Presents Engage

March 27, 2015

Engage will bring together the most exclusive young professionals in Metro Detroit to learn more about giving and volunteering during a night of dancing and learning.

25th Anniversary Open House

March 26, 2015

Please join us as we commemerate our 25th Anniversary!

2015 Auto Rama

March 6, 2015

Grab a raffle ticket at The D Lot's display at Auto Rama and support Forgotten Harvest!

Whole Foods Stuff the Truck

January 31, 2015

On January 31, kick off the New Year with a food drive at metro Detroit Whole Foods Markets.

A Gift to Remember

December 21, 2014

Join The Prevailing Church for Gwendolyn Blaine's "A Gift to Remember" to benefit Forgotten Harvest.

Women Who Rock Showcase

December 13, 2014

"Women Who Rock" Showcase Featuring Maggie Cocco inbCelebration of Her New CD Release "Get Me" to Benefit Forgotten Harvest.

Invest in a trusted mission to relieve hunger in metro Detroit

December 12, 2014

During this season of giving, we are grateful for donors and volunteers who invest time and money to relieve hunger in Metro Detroit. Nearly 1 in 5 people faces hunger in our community. $1 donated provides 5 meals.

Whole Foods Choir for Hire

December 1, 2014

Sign for a Forgotten Harvest this December!

Cheer on the Pistons and Support Forgotten Harvest!

November 19, 2014

Select Pistons games in late November benefit Forgotten Harvest.

Busch's Season of Sharing

November 17, 2014

Begining November 17 Buch's Fresh Food Market is teaming up with Forgotten Harvest to fight hunger and you can help!

Arts du Jour to Benefit Forgotten Harvest

August 21, 2014

Arts du Jour is the offical charity preview celebration for Ford Arts, Beats & Eats. The purpose of Arts du Jour is to raise money and awareness for local charities, while giving attendees a special preview of the 2014 Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival.

1 In 4 Metro Detroit Kids Face Hunger - No School Often Means No Breakfast or Lunch

May 21, 2014

1 In 4 Metro Detroit Kids Face Hunger
No School Often Means No Breakfast or Lunch

Honor Your Mom Today

May 4, 2014

Forgotten Harvest, Metro Detroit’s only food rescue organization, has announced a gift match in honor of Mothers in our community. This is a perfect gift for donors who wish to honor their Mother or special people in their lives with a donation that will help feed Mothers with families in need of food. Every donation will be matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000.


Thank You, Tim!

April 26, 2014

Thanks to Tim, our Comedy Night Committee, our Comedy Night Sponsors and the People of Detroit, we will be able to provide over two million meals for the one in five people who face hunger. Thank You!

1st Annual Defeat Hunger Bowl

January 8, 2014

Join in the fight againist hunger at your local Walmart January 8 - February 9, 2014.

Fall Beer & Wine Tasting to Benefit Forgotten Harvest

November 15, 2013

Great night of fine wine, beer and gourmet food from Papa Joe's Market!

Pour it Forward

November 4, 2013

During November, support Forgotten Harvest and Pour it Forward with the gift of milk to those in need.

Fetzer Wine to Benefit Forgotten Harvest

November 1, 2013

Next time you're at Kroger, pick up a bottle of Fetzer Gewurztraminer wine and support Forgotten Harvest!

Taste Fest 2013

October 4, 2013

Come enjoy a night  of culinary delights  from over 20 local restaurants, served with a variety of beer and wine to benefit Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners.

No School Often Means No Breakfast or Lunch

June 19, 2013

Whole Foods Stuff the Truck

May 18, 2013

21st Annual Comedy Night Featuring Martin Short

April 27, 2013

Holiday Market Easter Baskets to Benefit Forgotten Harvest

March 20, 2013

Birmingham Restaurant Week Partners with Forgotten Harvest

January 28, 2013

Resolve to Fight Hunger in 2013!

January 1, 2013

Fight Hunger with Santa and Walgreens

December 11, 2012

Fight Hunger with Flax Bars!

December 10, 2012

Fight Hunger with The Detroit Pistons

November 16, 2012

Good Neighbor Holiday Campaign

November 1, 2012

Busch's Wine & Beer Tasting to Benefit Forgotten Harvest

October 6, 2012

2nd Annual Driving Out Hunger Charity Golf Outing

September 24, 2012

September is Hunger Action Month!

September 1, 2012

10th Annual Champagne Cruise

August 17, 2012

20th Annual Comedy Night Featuring Seth Meyers

March 7, 2012

Join us for our very special 20th Annual Comedy Night celebration at Orchestra Hall on Friday, April 27th when Seth Meyers, star of Saturday Night Live, comes to Detroit to help Forgotten Harvest fight hunger. This promises to be one of the best Comedy Night performances in our history.


Hats Against Hunger

January 20, 2012

Hats Against Hunger featuring Mr. Song Millinery

Birmingham Restaurant Week

January 10, 2012

Birmingham Restaurants Join Forces to Raise $10,000 for Forgotten Harvest Through Restaurant Week

Our Thanks To Metro Detroit Area Farms

December 6, 2011

Kroger Stuff The Truck

November 7, 2011

Raise Your Hand Against Hunger Pledge

September 29, 2011

Champagne Cruise Sponsors

August 22, 2011

Champagne Cruise

August 19, 2011

A preview party celebrating the Woodward Dream Cruise® with proceeds to benefit Forgotten Harvest

Daily Bread

May 31, 2011

19th Annual Comedy Night Featuring Sinbad

May 1, 2011

May is Forgotten Harvest Month at Biggby Coffee

April 21, 2011

Purchase coffee at Biggby to help feed Metro Detroit kids and families in need

Feed Your Passion

March 27, 2011




Event features 18 of Metro Detroit’s finest restaurants to benefit

Forgotten Harvest and Altamirage’s RockCity Kitchen

Pound For Pound Challenge

January 31, 2011

Lose weight and help feed neighbors in need!

Good Neighbor Thank You Breakfast

January 31, 2011

Join us for breakfast with the Paul W. Smith Show on WJR at Forgotten Harvest 

The Pepsi Refresh Project

January 1, 2011

Help Forgotten Harvest to receive a $250,000 grant through the pepsi refresh project!

Wayne Cares-Food Drive 2010

November 8, 2010

From November 8 to November 17, Wayne State University will collect canned goods and non-perishable food items in an effort to distribute 300 food baskets to local families in need for Thanksgiving. AARP will donate turkeys for each food basket. Our goal is collect enough food to donate a week’s worth of food to each family.

Mission: Feed the Need

November 1, 2010

Join 94.7 WCSX and American Home Fitness for MISSION: FEED THE NEED! Bring your non-perishable food item to any American Home Fitness location during the Feed the Need promotion Nov 1-Nov 14. These much needed items will be delivered to your Metro Detroit neighbors who are going hungry.

Westborn Markets Counter Coupon Program

November 1, 2010

During this holiday season select Westborn Markets will be accepting donations for Forgotten Harvest at their counters. Stores will be encouraging donations until December 12th. Please go to your local store and make your donation today. Every $1 donated will provide 8 meals to your hungry neighbor!

Fashion in Detroit - Feeding Through Fashion

October 22, 2010

Did you know that 500,000 people live in poverty across metro Detroit?

For 2010, Fashion In Detroit has partnered with Michigan-based Forgotten Harvest, a non-profit organization established in 1990 to tackle two issues: hunger and waste. Forgotten Harvest strives to eliminate hunger in the metro Detroit area by saving prepared and perishable food and donating it to emergency food providers.

Michigan Design Center Colors Seminar

October 21, 2010

Thursday October 21, 2010
10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Michigan Design Center

Karagosian Jewelers 60th Anniversary

October 21, 2010

Karagosian Jewelers recently held a charity event with more than 250 people in attendance. Through raffle tickets and champagne glasses purchased, $5,270 was raised for Forgotten Harvest, providing meals to local residents in need.

Detroit Pistons Feed the Town at Cadillac Square

October 18, 2010

Pistons players joined Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners Community Food Bank for a hunger rally at Cadillac Square Monday to collect donations to help provide lunch money for children.

Rally to fight childhood hunger

July 14, 2010

Wednesday, July 14 · 10:00am - 3:00pm at Caribou Coffee

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