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Women of the Vine & Spirits Announces Foundation & Scholarship Fund

Women of the Vine & Spirits, the world’s leading organization dedicating to the support and advancement of women in the alcohol beverage industry, officially launched the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation and is now accepting scholarship applications to be awarded this summer.

EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute Names Interim CEO

The board of directors of EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute has hired seasoned business and non-profit executive, Tom Nobbe, as interim CEO for EDWINS. Nobbe will serve in the position formerly held by EDWINS founder, Brandon Chrostowski, since 2013.

Tyson Foods Donates Over 30,000 Pounds of Chicken to Las Vegas Food Bank

Tyson Foods, Inc. donated 31,000 pounds of protein to Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas today to help eliminate hunger in southern Nevada.Three Square, a member of the Feeding America network which serves Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln and Nye counties, will distribute the donated food through its service network of agency partners including nonprofit and faith-based organizations providing daily meals and food pantry services to food insecure Nevadans.

Kraft Heinz Announces Commitment to Help End Global Hunger

The Kraft Heinz Company announced its expanded commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) through sustainability targets that protect the planet and benefit people and society at large.The new CSR goals support the Company’s vision “To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World” and initially focus on three areas in which Kraft Heinz believes it can make the greatest impact: global hunger and malnutrition, supply chain sustainability and the environment.

Chicago's GreenRiver to Host Dinner to Raise Awareness for Mental Health

On April 2, seven of Chicago’s most well-respected chefs and mixologists will come together at GreenRiver (259 E. Erie St., 18th floor) to raise money and awareness for mental health. The benefit dinner, entitled Food Gives Me Hope, consists of a one-night-only six-course menu complete with beverage pairings.

C-CAP Benefit Raises Nearly $1,000,000

Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern and Untitled and Studio Café at the Whitney Museum of American Art was honored in front of 700 guests at the 18th annual Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Benefit.

Matchbox Joins Fight Against Childhood Hunger

In America, one in six children struggle with hunger. This year, matchboxfoodgroup is making every meal count by joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to raise funds for No Kid Hungry. From March 8 to March 8, 2018, Matchbox American Kitchen + Spirit and Ted’s BULLETIN will donate 10 cents from every matchbox pizza and 10 cents of every Ted’s BULLETIN Ted’s Tart sold (up to $75,000) at all locations to help the fight against childhood hunger.

P.J.W. Restaurant Group Hosting Annual Shamrock Fundraiser

P.J.W. Restaurant Group announced their partnership for the sixth year in the CBS3 and CW Philly “Change the Luck of a Child” Telethon Shamrock Fundraiser benefitting benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Philadelphia Region, Inc.

Dames in the Kitchen Fundraiser Announced for April 6 in Chapel Hill

The North Carolina Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier announced the first of many fundraisers. “Dames in the Kitchen,” hosted Thursday, April 6, is a collaborative effort by its members and will offer a culinary tour through North Carolina, as prepared by eight Dame cookbook authors and chefs.

IHOP Giving Away Pancakes on National Pancake Day for a Cause

One week from today, IHOP Restaurants 12th annual day of giving, National Pancake Day, is scheduled to kick off—and for one day only, the humble, delicious pancake will serve a much bigger purpose. As part of its celebration, IHOP has partnered with three inspiring charities—Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Shriners Hospitals for Children—with the goal of raising $3.

Empowerment Through Food

To Robert Egger, much of the American food charity model is built around the redemption of the giver and not the liberation of the receiver. Egger–the founder of D.C. Central Kitchen in the nation’s capital and L.