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Houston Food Bank’s F.R.E.S.H. Young Professionals Host Hunger Dinner
September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Diners Randomly Assigned Income Tier and Corresponding Meal to Raise Awareness of Hunger
WHAT: Houston Food Bank’s f.r.e.s.h. young professionals, in partnership with IKEA Houston, are presenting Hunger Dinner, an eye-opening event on the reality of hunger, on September 13. The event is also a fundraiser for Houston Food Bank, the nation’s largest Feeding American food bank, which serves 18 counties in Southeast Texas through a network of 600 hunger relief charities and partner distribution organizations, we are able to service 18 counties in the Southeast Texas area.
The dinner is intended to raise awareness of the issue of hunger, especially in Houston. The truth is that on any given day, some 66,000 individuals in the Houston Food Bank’s 18-county service area are hungry. f.r.e.s.h. and IKEA invites you to an eye-opening experience on the issues of hunger in our community.
Participants will draw a ticket that randomly assigns them to an income level. Attendees will receive a meal that represents their income tier. The event will be followed by a reception with dinner provided by IKEA.
Tickets are $20 for f.r.e.s.h. members and IKEA family members and $25 for the general public. All proceeds benefit Houston Food Bank.
WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 6 – 8PM; doors open at 5PM; event begins promptly at 6PM
WHERE: Houston Food Bank Community Room, 535 Portwall Street (77029)
EVENT EMCEE: Lily Jang
TICKETS: $20 for f.r.e.s.h. members and IFEA family members; $25 for the general public. Price includes food, drinks and swag bag. Tickets can be purchased at https://secure3.convio.net/hfb/site/EcommerceCheckout/243190059?store_id=2542