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A Recipe to End Hunger

April 29, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

You are cordially invited to attend A Recipe To End Hunger, a fun 1950s themed event to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.

Friday, April 29, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
At The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – Free Parking

Reservations can be made online or by calling 413-247-9738 (Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Ticket price is $75/person. Please RSVP by April 15.

1950s or cocktail attire recommended!

In recognition of Big Y’s commitment to the community and in honor of its 80th Anniversary, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Donald D’Amour will serve as honorary chairman of the event. There are a lot of ingredients in Big Y’s recipe to end hunger. In addition to the company’s core work of providing a World Class experience to customers while caring for their home food needs, Big Y is committed to being a good partner in the many communities it serves. At The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, we can say that when it comes to feeding hungry people, this family owned and operated company is the leader in donated food! 635,353 pounds of food or 52% of all the locally donated food we receive at The Food Bank comes from Big Y.

The Event will feature food from some of the area’s best restaurants including: The Alvah StoneBlue Heron RestaurantChandler’s RestaurantElegant AffairsThe Log Cabin / Delaney HouseLuxe BurgerPengyew CateringRandall’s Farm and Red Lion Inn. As well as drinks from Berkshire Brewing Company who will be on hand to pour samples of their signature local craft beer and local distributor Martignetti Companies will have a selection of wine and spirits for you to try. A full cash bar will also be available.

Everyone will have the opportunity to bid on amazing gifts and packages throughout the evening such as an overnight stay for two at The Red Lion Inn, wine tasting for five at Gouveia Vinyards and a pair of passes to tour a Newport Mansion of your choice. All proceeds benefit The Food Bank. Do you or someone you know work at a business that would like to donate an auction item?Contact us to donate today.

Live Entertainment: Start the night off right as you arrive to the harmonious sounds of the University of Massachusetts’ Doo Wop Shop a capella group. Dance the night away doing the twist and the jitterbug as the Floyd Patterson Band plays all your favorite songs from the 1950’s to today. Capture the evening in our photo booth and hone your hula hooping skills with Hoop Joy.


April 29, 2016
6:30 pm
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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Theater
1000 West Columbus Ave


The Food Bank of Western Mass