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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.

Denny’s Donating $1 million to No Kid Hungry

As part of its commitment to feeding the communities in which it serves, Denny’s will donate $1 million to No Kid Hungry to end childhood hunger in the U.S. This year’s donation will help provide 10 million meals to children in need across the country, marking this the largest contribution made by Denny’s in the company’s six-year partnership with No Kid Hungry.

Buffalo Trace Hopes Rare Bourbons Can Raise $1M for Charities

Buffalo Trace Distillery sent out vintage bourbon bottles dating back more than 30 years to nonprofits across the country in an effort to raise more than $1 million for various causes.The distillery sent out 200 bottles named for Buffalo Trace’s original moniker and the distiller of the bourbons—O.

Tilted Kilt Teams Up with Coaches vs. Cancer

National restaurant chain Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery announced a partnership with the Coaches vs. Cancer program in an effort to encourage Tilted Kilt guests and fans to come together for the fight to end cancer.

BJ’s Restaurants to Honor Unsung Heroes with Lunch

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced that team members from its 188 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhoue locations nationwide will deliver a special “thank you” lunch to first responders on National Random Acts of Kindness Day this Friday.

Cultivating Change Awards Farms

Cultivating Change is a local farm grant program created by Greener Fields Together as a way to give back to the local farmers who play a crucial role in PRO*ACT’s fresh produce supply chain. Funded by donations from PRO*ACT’s distributor network, Cultivating Change is committed to supporting local farms to improve their ability to grow, market, and distribute safe and sustainable produce.