Members of the South Florida community are invited to join the fight against hunger and attend Feeding South Florida’s (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank) “Come Together” evening event on Jan. 12, 2012. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Feeding South Florida is hosting the soiree which will feature food, spirits, incredible artwork, live entertainment, some of South Florida’s top chefs, and more. Proceeds/sponsorships will benefit Feeding South Florida, a not-for-profit organization that feeds South Florida’s hungry in order to improve their lives.
Individuals and corporations are Feeding South Florida’s main sources of financial support. For every dollar donated, seven lifesaving pounds of food and grocery items are provided. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Any and all donations are welcomed and needed. Attendees should dress for the “Come Together” event however they feel comfortable – from jeans to tuxedos.
Participating in “Come Together” are some of the South Florida’s top restaurants including China Grill, Asia de Cuba, Egg & Dart, City Hall,Mercadito, Ortanique on the Mile, Kane Steakhouse, Chef Allen, D Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean, Scarpetta, The Forge, La Palme D’Or Restaurant at the Biltmore, Makoto and 1500° at Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach.
Feeding South Florida’s mission is to feed South Florida’s hungry in order to improve their lives. It does this by distributing food and groceries through its network of not-for-profit organizations, educating the public about the issue, and engaging our community in the fight to end hunger.
In South Florida alone, 936,000 individuals are food insecure; 36 percent of those served are children. Feeding South Florida provides approximately 29 million pounds of food annually to over 700 agencies throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties. Recently, Feeding South Florida’s agencies are reporting a 39 percent increase in the demand for food services, due to thecurrent economic climate.
To RSVP, contact Jessica Diaz at (954) 518-1839 or Jdiaz@feedingsouthflorida.org, or visit www.feedingsouthflorida.org.