Saturday, May 22, 2010

Kitchen Cabinet "Step into Summer" Party

The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Kitchen Cabinet will kick off the season on an altruistic note at the “Step into Summer” cocktail party. Kitchen Cabinet, a group of socially-conscious young professionals within The Food Bank, is dedicated to heightening awareness of the organization’s continuing hunger relief efforts. The “Step into Summer” party provides a trendy backdrop for meeting and mingling, while encouraging others in the Boston area to join the fight against hunger.

Festivities include cocktails and signature hors d’oeuvres from Woodward along with chic auction items, including a Louis Vuitton accessory and a cocktail party for eight at the Saks Fifth Avenue Club along with a significant shopping discount.

WHEN: Thursday June 10, from 6pm-8pm

COST: $75 per person.

Visit to purchase tickets.

Woodward at The Ames Hotel
1 Court Street
Boston, MA

The Greater Boston Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and one of the largest food banks in the country. On an annual basis, The Food Bank distributes more than 31 million pounds of food and grocery products to a network of nearly 600 member shelters, food pantries and soup kitchens, and feeds more than 394,000 people in nine eastern Massachusetts counties serving over 190 communities. The Food Bank benefits from the service of approximately 14,000 volunteers.

Founded in 1981, The Greater Boston Food Bank is a member of Feeding America – the nation's largest hunger-relief organization. Due to increased demand from a sharp rise in the number of Massachusetts residents needing assistance, The Food Bank recently moved to a new, 117,000 square-foot, energy-efficient facility – the Yawkey Distribution Center. This new facility, which was designed by Tom Sieniewicz of Chan Krieger Sieniewicz, will allow the Food Bank to significantly increase its distribution over the next 15 years to eventually accommodate 50 million pounds of food and grocery products annually.

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