13th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner & Auction


Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 – 5:30 p.m.
Big Ten Room – Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Michigan State University – East Lansing, Michigan

Since its inception, the Empty Plate event has raised over $4 million
which has helped to feed tens of thousands of hungry families.

Support the Greater Lansing Food Bank’s
13th annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner & Auction
to help make a true impact on hunger in our community.

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
    — The State Room at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
    — Troppo/Tavern & Tap
    — 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

Thank you to our current 2019 Sponsors!


Sponsorships are still available!
Download a 2019 Sponsorship Packet!

Check out our current list of live and silent auction items below


Have an auction item to donate? 
Download an Auction Item Donation Form.


Need more information about Empty Plate?  Contact Sarah J. at 517.853.7810.