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A Novel Affair 2016 ft. Local Food + Drinks to Help Ferguson Library

17 Mar

 

One of our favorite parts of the year is when A Novel Affair comes around! This year it’s on April 14 right at The Ferguson Library in the heart of downtown Stamford. The tasting and fundraising event goes from 5:30-8:30 and we’re very proud and honored to be one of the media partners! There will be food, there will be an open bar with wine and beer tastings, and the night will wrap up with a live auction that includes a trip for 2 to California wine country, three days at St. Bart’s, and a catered jazz cocktail party at Bank Street Events! Tickets are $125, the book club price is $100, and the Junior Professional price (26 and under) is $75.  Reservations available at www.fergusonlibrary.org or by calling 203 351-8205. Sponsorship information at 203 351-8208. Continue reading

Community Plates Looking for Food Runners; One Night Only Fundraiser at The Spread

15 Mar

Community Plates, a non-profit run by volunteers, is looking for more food runners to help them accomplish their food rescue mission. And, with more places than ever that are sharing their food for pickup, it’s more vital than ever to join the able corp of food runners. There are over 300 food runners in Fairfield County alone, but they are hoping to add at least 50 by the end of this month. With your help you can boost these numbers even more: 8 million meals saved, equal to 12 million pounds! New members who are doing their runs can post a pic using #bgooddoesgood and b.good will give you a free meal in return.  Continue reading

Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2016: How to Help Your Favorite Non-profit on 3/10

9 Mar

24 hours to give where you live begins tomorrow with Fairfield County’s Giving Day at 12:00:01 in the morning! It’s your chance to help out a local organization or two that you really care about . . . and give them shots at raising even more money through special prizes and awards throughout the day of March 10. Prizes include (full details here): Continue reading

Camp Promise Fundraisers at Garden Catering, Palmer’s Market, and More!

9 Mar

 

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You can make a few camper’s summers amazing by buying some flying pigs or just eating out at Garden Catering on 3/17!

 

It’s that time of year when Camp Promise raises vital funds in Fairfield County to fund their amazing summer camp experience. Basically, Camp Promise holds a camp at 3 Kids Camp in Coventry and for one week campers (of all ages) have a chance to take parts in activities like swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, yoga, self-defense, dances, and more. These campers, who might have muscular dystrophy or other neuromuscular diseases, get the chance to have a fun summertime experience that they normally would never have!  Continue reading

5 Delicious Food + Drink Events to Benefit Local Organizations – March 2016

1 Mar

There is no shortage of great food events and charity-based fundraisers that are just around the corner, so we figured we’d put them all together in one spot for ya so you can go and do your thing. We’re featuring Tips for Kids, Chefs on Pointe, Rainbow Bagels to support Kids in Crisis, amazing auctions for Fine Food for a Cause, and the upcoming Fairfield County Giving Day. Continue reading

Taste of Black Rock 2016: Newest CT Breweries, Stellar Wine, Local Food + More

27 Jan
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A must-make event!

If there’s one event that you shouldn’t miss as a beer, wine, and food enthusiast, it’s this one: The Taste of Black Rock 2016! It’s always a bangin’ time with lots of great food and drink shared with great people, but this year’s gonna be even more killer. That’s because Harry’s has kicked it up a few more notches with some exclusive tastings of CT’s newest breweries and, in one case, cideries! But, more on that in a sec. Continue reading

2016 Fairfield County Giving Day Searching for Non-profits to Help #fairfieldcountygives

25 Jan
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How will you be giving back on March 10?

Now in its third year, Fairfield County Giving Day has quickly become a major source of funding for local non-profits. Last year, alone, $1,066,091 was donated by 13,161 people for 386 non-profits. This year’s Fairfield County Giving Day is March 10 and we’ll have more on that soon, as we are one of the partners in this great endeavor. Continue reading

17th Annual Taste of Ridgefield brings over 30 restaurants and vendors to support community

25 Jan
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For a boatload of apps, tastings, desserts, and drinks you’ll only pay $45 PLUS you’ll be helping an amazing amount of local charities!

Taste of Ridgefield is back January 31 at the Lounsbury House (316 Main Street) with two sessions this year: 12:30-2:30 or 4-6. So, theoretically, you could stop by for lunch then have dinner too. Hey, we won’t judge, in fact, we’ll give you a few high fives. BOOM! Continue reading

b.good and help out Kids in Crisis by noming away on some food

20 Jan

b.good is a great mini-chain that has just made its way into Connecticut with an opening in Fairfield and in the heart of Greenwich. They have already partnered with Community Plates to help provide meals and food for those in need . . . and now they are helping out another local business in need: Kids in Crisis. Continue reading

Food for Thought Restaurant Week Hits CT + RI and Aims to Raise Major $$$

18 Jan

 

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Didn’t give enough change to The Salvation Army this past December? Step up your game and help give back with Food for Thought Restaurant Week!

A few months back we wrote a post, asking restaurants to help take part in a brand new kind of restaurant week: Food for Thought Restaurant Week. Well, look here good people, it’s just around the corner now. The premise is that you go to one of the participating restaurants in Connecticut or Rhode Island for any meal between 1/24-1/30, bring the printed donation coupon, eat out, and 10% of your bill will go to The Salvation Army! That easy, that simple to help out. Continue reading

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