2023 Operation Rock Out Hunger:

Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Tuesday, Nov. 21

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 food drive at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and contribute to this important annual event!

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

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

Tuesday, Nov. 14:
3 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 15, through Monday, Nov. 20:
7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 21
7 to 10 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

volunteer at the event

Rock Out Hunger 2023 volunteers will be greeting donors and thanking them for their donations. They will also be unloading food donations, putting away monetary donations, and offering donors receipts as needed. This opportunity is outside and volunteers should dress according to the weather.

Click here to view current volunteer opportunities!

event contact info

For donation inquiries, contact Cait Evans at cevans@feedmorewny.org or (716) 822-2002.

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