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Apr 11

Ticket are Still Available for Foodbank Fundraiser

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 8:01 AM by Communications Department

The 24th Annual “2017 Tastefully Yours” is April 13th

After 24 years, Tastefully Yours, the Peninsula Foodbank’s premier food tasting event and fundraiser, is still going strong and it is quickly approaching. The event takes place this Thursday, April 13 at the Hampton Convention Center from 6:00 to 9:30 P.M., and tickets are still available. Experience a unique food tasting experience with treats from more than tastefully yours_SCthree dozen top local restaurants including Fins Seafood, Tucanos Brazilian Grill, and Mango Mangeaux, while featuring craft beer, wine and more! There will be live music, dancing, photo booths and mini Vegas style funny money gambling tables. In addition to supporting the programs of the Foodbank, you have the opportunity to vote for your favorite restaurant to win the ‘People’s Choice’ Award.

Tickets are $50.00 in advance and $60.00 the day of event and at the door. Purchase tickets online at the 2017 Tastefully Yours ticket site. The funds raised will be used to provide food to over 170 partner agencies, which include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other emergency organizations in our community. The money will also assist the Foodbank in strengthening their child and senior hunger programs such as the Kids Cafe, the BackPack program, and the Mobile Pantry program. For every dollar received, the Foodbank is able to provide four meals.