Thursday, April 25, 2013

Help Food & Friends by eating out tonight: Dining Out for Life

Food & Friends, the great local organization that helps people living with AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses, has Dining Out for Life tonight, their big fundraiser, and you can help!

It's easy: go eat out at a participating restaurant. In our area, participating restaurants include Acre 121, Busboys & Poets, Eatonville, Marvin, The Heights, Radius, Red Rocks, Sala Thai, and Tonic. There's a lot more, so check out the full list.

And whether or not you go eat out tonight (and you should) you can also donate to the organization, which enters you in a sweepstakes for a $1,000 gift card, and also tweet about the effort. Here's more from them about the event. Go eat food!

Today, making a difference in the lives of thousands of your neighbors battling life-challenging illnesses couldn't be easier. Simply by DINING OUT, you will join thousands of diners across the country in sitting down to a meal that makes a difference. Here's how:
Find a Restaurant
Donate to Win
STEP 1: Pick a restaurant in DC, Maryland or Virginia.
STEP 2: DINE OUT for lunch and/or dinner and 25%-110% of your meal will be donated to provide daily, nutritious meals to our clients.
STEP 3: Enter our sweepstakes and make a donation. You could win a $1,000 US Airways gift card. Envelopes will be distributed in your restaurant or you can donate online at
STEP 4: Tweet Where You Eat. We want to hear from you and one lucky tweeter will win a $50 VISA gift card. Include #DOLDC to be eligible and remember to tag @foodandfriends.

Grab lunch or dinner to go from any DC Whole Foods Market location. 35% of purchases from the salad and hot bars will be donated to Food & Friends.
DONATE and you will be entered to win a $1,000 US Airways Gift Card!

Thank you again for partnering with Food & Friends. You are making a profound difference in the lives of our clients. Enjoy your meal!

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