Thursday, April 17, 2008

Taste of the Nation a Success!

Posted By on Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 3:57 PM

CHARLOTTE TASTE OF THE NATION EVENT ATTENDANCE HELPED FEED A DELICIOUS DONATION TO SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF METROLINA

National Pork Board Will Coordinate Donation of 803 Pounds of Pork to

Provide 4,015 Meals to Local Families in Need

What: On April 16th, Charlotte citizens joined the city’s culinary elite for the Taste of the Nation event at Wachovia Atrium to support Share Our Strength, an organization that works to make sure that no kid in America grows up hungry. Ticket proceeds will directly benefit Charlotte’s local hunger relief organizations.

What’s more, Vande Rose Farms of Oskaloosa, Iowa made a pledge to donate one pound of pork to Second Harvest Foodbank of Metrolina for each person that attended the event.

803 people attended the night’s event, which means that 803 pounds of pork will be donated to the The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. That’s enough for 4,015 meals!

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