Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New Haven event at Yale bowl will help fight hunger

NEW HAVEN >> The "Food For All 2014 | A Day of Food and Football To End Hunger in New Haven" fundraiser will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Hospitality Village at Yale Bowl, organizers said in a release.
The event, to be held prior to the Yale/Colgate football game, will benefit the non-profit organization Community Plates - New Haven, which works to end food insecurity as volunteers "rescue" food not used by restaurants and catering companies bring it to local soup kitchens

The event will include catered foods, a tended bar and live music to raise money and awareness "of the significant impact food rescue programs have on ending food insecurity among our neighbors," the release said.

Tickets are $55 for adults and $25 for children, organizers said. The ticket includes, food, bar and general admission to game. Parking in Lot D is $5 per car and is not included in event-ticket price, the release said. Learn more about Community Plates - New Haven on the group’s website.

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