Sustaining Community. Sharing a Table. Nourishing Hope.

From a small food pantry to northern Nevada’s leading hunger-relief organization. This year, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada marks a big milestone: 40 years of serving our community. The Imagine Ending Hunger Experience celebrates a history of innovative approaches to delivering meals and hope across our region while raising funds for what lies ahead.

We have some big, bold plans for our future, and we can’t wait to share more about them with you. Come join us...

Exciting, Interactive Experiences Around Every Corner

Bocce Experience

Play the night away at Renaissance Reno’s Bundox Bocce while catching the action from R\LAB on the big screen.  This is your chance to shine! Best your buds at a round of bocce, billiards, or ping pong. Or claim the high score on one of the arcade games. It’s all included – plus a sampling of dishes inspired by the meal served in R\LAB and other tasty bites and drinks!  Bocce Experience includes 1 drink ticket per person.

R\LAB Experience

With Renaissance Reno’s R\LAB, you’re in for more than just a delicious dinner at one of Reno’s most unique venues. Chefs Mark Estee and Sean Munshaw are sure to wow and entertain while preparing your meal in the R\LAB  Demonstration kitchen.  Guests participating in the R\LAB Experience will be served a 4-course tasting meal with wine pairings. 

Two seatings available – 6:15-7:15pm & 7:30-8:30pm

VIP Experience

Kick off the evening with a special Chef’s Reception hosted by Food Bank president and CEO, Nicole Lamboley.  Plus, your guests will have exclusive access to the VIP Lounge.

Please Note: This event is 21+.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We would be thrilled to have you join the Imagine Ending Hunger Experience as a sponsor!  We have a variety of sponsorship packages available.  For more information, please contact Mary Kay Altenburg via email or at (775) 785-1406.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Looking for other ways to join us as we Imagine Ending Hunger?  From volunteering, advocating, donating, and more, there are so many ways to get involved with the fight against hunger now as we honor our 40th anniversary and into the future. 

Visit to learn more.

Friday, October 20

VIP Chef's Reception

R\LAB Experience
Seating 1: 6:15-7:15pm
Seating 2: 7:30-8:30pm

Renaissance Reno

One Lake Streeet | Reno, NV 89501