Sheboygan County Food Bank

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Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk

The Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk through Making Spirits Bright in Evergreen Park is Sheboygan County Food Bank’s annual fundraiser event. Staff and dedicated community members organize the event as a committee with the support of local sponsors. In the first six years of this event, over $320,000 has been raised!

Event Highlights

  • An exclusive, on-foot “sneak peek” of Making Spirits Bright’s iconic drive-thru holiday lights show before it’s open to the public for the season
  • Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies
  • Photo op with Santa
  • Professional race timing on accurately measured course (5K runners only)
  • Award ceremony and after party at 3 Sheeps Brewing Company with a special band performance
7th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk
November 23, 2024

Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk

5K Run and 1-Mile Walk Benefitting Sheboygan County Food Bank

Event Details

Registration begins on August 19, 2024. Please visit our event website for registration and event details.

We’re grateful for our volunteers! Volunteers help with packet pickup, registration, gear check, shuttle bus stops, water stations, the course, and clean up. Check back on/after August 19, 2024 to sign up to volunteer.

Sponsorship opportunities are available between $250 – $5,000. In-kind support sponsorships are also available. Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities and please email Lauren at [email protected] with any questions.

We’re grateful for the generous volunteer photographers who help us capture the event each year. Check out photos from past events.

If you’re not able to participate or volunteer at the event, learn more about other ways you can help Sheboygan County Food Bank.

“Fun event to kick off the holidays and for such a good cause!”

Angie, Participant

“Wonderful event! I have been wanting to do this with our kids for a while and share with the grandparents. It is a multi-generational family-fun event!”

Beth, Participant

“It was so much fun. It was nice to see the lights up close and not worry about a car behind you!” 

Karla, Participant

“This is a very well organized and thought out race. I’m glad I did it. I was a runner. Everything from registration, check in, the race itself the finish line and the gear check was amazing.”

Nick, Participant

“I love this idea and am happy to have it in our community!”

Rachel, Participant

Special Thanks to our Event Sponsor: