What’s better than an afternoon or evening out at one of your favorite restaurants? Knowing that your money is supporting a good cause. On Thursday, April 24th, more than 100 area restaurants have pledged to contribute 25% to 100% of that day’s proceeds to benefit Food & Friends’ clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses throughout the National Capital Region.
When: Thursday, April 24th
Where: Food & Friends is thrilled to have more than 100 restaurants on board, including those that are donating their entire evening’s proceeds to Food & Friends – Freddie’s Beach Bar & Restaurant, Annie’s Paramount Steak House, and Ristorante Tosca.
A complete list of participating restaurants can be found at www.foodandfriends.org/dol. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.com or through the restaurants directly.
Photo-Op: Thousands of diners enjoying a meal at locations around the city. Volunteers wearing red aprons mingling with diners. Once again this year, Queen Force One, a shuttle bus of Drag Queens, will be visiting different restaurants throughout the evening.
Last year, more than 25,000 diners, restaurants and volunteers participated in Dining Out for Life®, raising more than $225,000 to support Food & Friends’ mission.
ABOUT FOOD & FRIENDS Food & Friends is the only organization in the Washington Metropolitan area providing home-delivered meals, groceries and nutrition counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses free of charge. Since 1988, Food & Friends has provided more than 17 million life-sustaining meals to more than 25,000 individuals. Our service area encompasses 5,346 square miles including the District of Columbia and 14 counties in Maryland and Virginia. For more information about Food & Friends, please visit www.foodandfriends.org or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter (@foodandfriends), or Instagram.