Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Dinner fundraiser to support Feed My Starving Children
A local effort to pack 500,000 meals for malnourished children around the world is holding its first major fundraiser for 2012, a special dinner on Aug. 3 catered by Randy Peters Catering and Event Planning.
All of the proceeds of the fundraising dinner, to be held at Valley Springs Church at 2401 Olympus Drive in Roseville, will benefit the non-profit Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event. The MobilePack is scheduled for Nov. 13-17 at William Jessup University.
The dinner for 200 is being donated by Randy Peters Catering and Event Planning.
“We are very honored to partner with Randy and Lisa Peters for this special fundraiser,” said Kris Glass, the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event organizer. “Their tremendous donation will allow us to use all the money raised that evening to pay for meals we will pack in November.”
Tickets for the fundraising dinner, an Italian themed Cena Italiano, are $45 per person or $80 per couple. Every packed meal costs 22 cents, so each $45 ticket provides about 204 meals to feed malnourished children.
In addition to an Italian dinner, a silent auction, live entertainment, and raffles will also take place throughout the night. Eric Hogue, host of the Capitol Hour on KTKZ-AM, will serve as master of ceremonies.
“Last year, 2,500 people in our area volunteered to pack 500,000 meals for malnourished children,” said Randy Peters. “We are very pleased to be a part of this special community event that gives everyone an opportunity to meet the real needs of children around the world.”
Randy Peters Catering & Event Planning is one of the top catering companies in the area, offering unique culinary creations and styling. The catering firm has been regularly recognized for its excellence. Randy and Lisa Peters have been recognized by many organizations for their service to communities in the area.
Randy and Lisa started the catering business after running four successful restaurants, most recently Venita Rhea’s in Rocklin.
The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 3. Tickets may be purchased online at www.SacFMSCMobilePack.org. Sponsorships for the dinner are also available and organizers are accepting donations of auction and raffle items.
For questions, call (916) 786-7940 ext. 130 or (916) 781-0650.
Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit that distributes culturally-neutral, nutritious meals to nearly 70 countries through more than 90 missions and humanitarian agencies. In most cases, the free food is used to operate orphanages, schools, clinics, and community feeding programs that contribute to long-term community development. Ninety-three percent of donations to FMSC go directly to the food program.
Corporations, civic groups and churches that are interested in partnering with this year’s Sacramento area MobilePack™ may call Kris Glass at 916-786-7940. For more information, please visit our website, www.sacfmscmobilepack.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @SacMobilePack
For more information about Randy Peters Catering, please visit www.RandyPetersCatering.com