The 16th annual Rock Out Hunger food drive, benefiting FeedMore WNY, will be held at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital from November 2, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. through November 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Join 97 Rock’s DJ Jickster as he spends one week in a FeedMore WNY trailer, collecting food and funds for those in need this holiday season. Stop by our contactless food drive at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and contribute to this important annual event!

Prefer to contribute from home? Make a donation through the Rock Out Hunger virtual food drive by clicking here!

Rock Out Hunger is presented by 97 Rock, Kaleida Health and WKBW Channel 7.

rock out hunger with dj jickster

Photo credit: Joe Cascio

Your donation of frozen turkeys, nonperishable food items and funds benefit the hungry families, children, older community members and veterans who depend on our program for support.


Rock Out Hunger is held at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, located at 1540 Maple Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221. The purple FeedMore WNY trailer will be stationed in the hospital parking lot.

donation hours

Rock Out Hunger has new dates and will begin during the first week of November! Donations will be collected on November 2 from 3:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m.

From November 3 through November 8, volunteers will be on hand to collect donations from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The event concludes on November 9, when donations will be collected from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

suggested items

Rock Out Hunger accepts nonperishable and perishable items. To meet the need of our community, we are currently most in need of:

    • Shelf-stable proteins (such as canned tuna fish, canned chicken, peanut butter)
    • Low sodium canned vegetables
    • Low sugar canned fruit
    • Whole wheat pasta and rice

make a donation

kaleida health pre-collection drive

Nonperishable food donations are accepted at Kaleida Health and affiliate locations from October 4 to October 29, 2021. Food donated during the pre-collection drive will help us kick off Rock Out Hunger! Donations can be made online by clicking here.

volunteer at the event

Volunteers are needed to help greet donors, unload food donations and issue recipes as needed. Face masks and hand sanitizer will be provided, and social distancing measures will be in place to ensure the health and safety of all volunteers and donors.

Click here to volunteer!

event contact info

For donation inquiries, contact Marinda Frazier at or (716) 822-2002.

For media inquiries, contact Catherine Shick at or (716) 822-2002.