14th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner & Auction

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our 14th-Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner and Auction, previously scheduled for May 7, will be postponed and rescheduled for a later date.




Guests will enjoy:

  • A casual strolling dinner featuring the area’s top chefs from:
    • Bordeaux at Crowne Plaza Lansing West
    • Morton’s Fine Catering
    • Radisson Hotel Lansing
    • Kellogg Catering
    • Troppo
    • University Club of MSU
  • A commemorative “empty plate” decorated by local school children
  • Live and silent auctions featuring unique items including sports packages, vacation packages and other distinctive objects and opportunities
  • Presentation of the annual Founders’ Award
  • A chance to socialize with many of your friends and community leaders
  • An important opportunity to make a difference for thousands of our neighbors in need
  • Become a sponsor! Learn about all the benefits of becoming a sponsor of this event in the 2020 Empty Plate Sponsorship Packet. Fillable Empty Plate Response Form included.
    Download the 2020 Empty Plate Sponsorship Packet

    Become a sponsor via online form:
    Online Sponsor Form

    Got some amazing items you’d like to donate for the auction?
    Donate an Auction Item

    Thank you to our 2020 Host Committee and 2020 Sponsors!

    View 2019 Sponsors