Community Events

Have an idea for an event to benefit Dare to Care? Host your own! Contact Laura Schiller for more information.


Yum! Brands CANStand

This summer, you can help fight hunger in our community by collecting canned goods or cash in exchange for a cup of lemonade at your own CANStand! Whether you charge one can per cup of lemonade – or ten – you’ll be making a difference for kids in Kentuckiana! To learn more, download a copy of our CANStand How-To Guide.


Chenoweth Elementary CANStand

April 16, 2014

11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Chenoweth Elementary (Sutherlands Parking Lot)

During Give-A-Day Week, you can help fight hunger in our community by donating canned goods or cash in exchange for a cup of lemonade! The Yum! Brands CANStand at Chenoweth Elementary will be held on April 16th and is open to the community. For more information, view the event flyer.


Gordon Biersch Tapping Party

April 16, 2014

6 – 9 pm

400 S. 4th Street

You can support Dare to Care by stopping by Gordon Biersch’s tapping party for Maibock Seasonal Beer on April 16th! From 6 – 9 PM, proceeds benefit Dare to Care and you’ll enjoy complimentary passed appetizers. For more information, view the event flyer or visit


Taste of Derby

May 1, 2014

Kentucky Exposition Center, North Wing Lobby

Dare to Care is proud to be the charity partner for the fifth annual Churchill Downs Taste of Derby presented by Stella Artois. The event kicks off Kentucky Derby weekend with exquisite cuisine, exceptional wines and live entertainment. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit


Give Local Louisville

May 6, 2014

Mark your calendar for May 6! The Community Foundation of Louisville is hosting a “Give Day” to support local nonprofit organizations. For one day only, every dollar donated will be augmented through stretch dollars contributed by the Community Foundation of Louisville and its supporting sponsors, LG&E, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Churchill Downs and other national partners. To learn more, please visit


The Stampede Mud/Obstacle Run

May 17, 2014

Louisville, Kentucky

Runners, save $5 off your registration to the Stampede Mud/Obstacle Run and help Dare to Care put a stop to hunger. Every registration using promo code: DTC will save you money and generate $5 back to Dare to Care Food Bank. For details and to sign up, follow this link.