Thank You for a Fantastic Evening!

Thank You for a Fantastic Evening!

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The 18th annual Feed the Need party took place on October 4 at the Tap Room at Dubsdread. Presented this year by Tom & Donna Page, Feed the Need raised more than $50,000 to help eliminate hunger among local children and their struggling families through the Christian Service Center's Love Pantry in-school food cabinet program. The silent auction was conducted for the first time on a mobile platform, allowing attendees, as well as people across the nation, to place competing bids and win unique items right from their phones. Auctioneer Benjamin Farrell got the crowd into the cause, who contributed $2,000 for the Love Pantry on the spot with “Text to Donate”! Thank you to Tom & Donna Page, all of our amazing sponsors, guests, Love Pantry volunteers, and especially to…
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Introducing Feed the Need’s  First Online/Mobile Auction!

Introducing Feed the Need’s First Online/Mobile Auction!

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Get Pre-Registered now to view and bid on auction items! Click here to start bidding! This year, we're excited to introduce electronic bidding for our silent auction! You have to register for a BiddingForGood account in order to bid in the auction online and at the event. Get pre-registered now to view items! Visit the bidding site and click "Register" (Register to Bid) at top of the page. You can also purchase tickets on this mobile site, too! We are now accepting bids for a number of unique and exciting auction items to raise money to benefit the programs of the Christian Service Center for Central Florida, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The more items that sell, the more money you'll help us raise for hungry children and families struggling with poverty and…
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BOGO Day is Back Aug. 30!

BOGO Day is Back Aug. 30!

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BOGO Day Tickets are back and only available for purchase on Thursday, August 30, 2018! Our annual, one day only, BOGO Day officially kicks off ticket sales for this signature event. For every regular ticket purchase ($75 each), receive an additional ticket for free. It's a great day to save on tickets for couples and groups. This year's focus is on the Love Pantry, an essential food cabinet program removing childhood hunger in our public schools. So join us for the best party in College Park at the Tap Room on October 4, 2018. Eat, drink, dance, and make a difference at Feed the Need! Click here to get your BOGO tickets on Aug. 30!
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Feed the Need 2018 to focus on helping families through the Love Pantry

Feed the Need 2018 to focus on helping families through the Love Pantry

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How do you “make a difference” at Feed the Need? This year, proceeds from ticket sales and auction purchases will directly benefit the Love Pantry: Children who are hungry can’t learn. It’s that simple. One of the core programs of the Christian Service Center, the Love Pantry program places an emergency food supply directly into Orange County and Seminole County Public Schools at no cost to the schools. Each Love Pantry school is provided with a cabinet stocked with 23 common food items and 8 basic hygiene items, then, restocked weekly by volunteers throughout the semester. Unlike other programs that provide food for the child to take home over the weekend, the Love Pantry provides an immediate food supply at the schools all week long to meet needs for the…
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Become a Sponsor and Join the Party

Become a Sponsor and Join the Party

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Feed the Need is a great way to make a significant impact in your community, all while enjoying an evening full of delicious food, wine, music, dancing and incredible auction items. There are a variety of different sponsorship levels available, from a Presenting Sponsor at the $10K level, to a Supporting Sponsor at $1K. Would you please review these levels and consider supporting this worthy event? Click on "Sponsorship Levels" under "About Us" in the top menu to see what's included. If any of these levels feel out of your range, please contact us to discuss other ways you can contribute and attend Feed the Need. Our committee is also on the hunt for unique and attractive auction items! Perhaps you or your business would be generous to donate a…
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Raffle to Choose Your Own Getaway!

Raffle to Choose Your Own Getaway!

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To help raise proceeds for the Salvation Army Orlando's hurricane relief efforts, Feed the Need is excited to announce a Raffle Prize Giveaway the night of the big party. Help make a difference to those struggling in our community... and have a chance to win your choice of three awesome getaways- Ultimate Pro Sports, Napa Valley & Railway, or a show in Las Vegas! But you have to be present to enter and win. Raffle tickets are just $40 each and guests can buy multiple raffles to increase their chances. See you at Feed the Need in just one week!  Winner gets to choose: Napa Valley Backroads & Railways - View the vineyards from vintage 1915-1917 Pullman Dining rail cars, with Gourmet Meal, Chauffeur Luxury Sedan Service, 3-Night Stay for Two…
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Feed the Need donating $5,000 to Salvation Army of Orlando

Feed the Need donating $5,000 to Salvation Army of Orlando

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In the wake of devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, Feed the Need is stepping up to help those affected. The Feed the Need Committee, a group of Orlando-area professionals who work together organizing the event, has decided to designate $5,000 of the upcoming event’s proceeds to the Salvation Army of Orlando for hurricane relief to Central Florida residents who are struggling to recover. Held annually since 2001, Feed the Need is a fundraising event supporting the Christian Service Center for Central Florida, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to combating hunger and preventing homelessness in our community. Net proceeds from Feed the Need directly support hurting families and individuals who come to the Christian Service Center in their time of greatest need and crisis. “We were all affected in one way…
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BOGO Day is Back Aug. 31!

BOGO Day is Back Aug. 31!

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Mark your calendar for Thursday, August 31 for our annual, one day only, BOGO Day to officially kick off ticket sales for this signature event. For every regular ticket purchase ($75 each), receive an additional ticket for free. It's a great day to save on tickets for couples and groups. Perhaps now more than ever, in these divisive times Orlando needs to show its unity and compassion for one another, and a party like Feed the Need not only brings us together, but does so for the good of our community and those less fortunate. We hope to see you and your friends at The Tap Room on October 5, 2017. Eat, drink, dance, and make a difference at Feed the Need! Click here to get your tickets!
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Meet the Programs Fed by Feed the Need

Meet the Programs Fed by Feed the Need

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What do your tickets to Feed the Need and auction purchases benefit? Here’s how you “make a difference” at Feed the Need: For over 45 years, the Christian Service Center for Central Florida has served the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the Central Florida community and has maintained a distinguished reputation for preventing homelessness and improving lives. From three Central Florida locations (Downtown Orlando, West Orange and Winter Park), the Center directly assists thousands of families in need every year. Its servivce to the community is successful, thanks to an incredible and devoted team of staff, volunteers and supporters who partner with the Center year-round to make miracles happen every day. The Christian Service Center has three core programs specifically designed to serve its mission and address the most…
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Introducing Our New Look!

Introducing Our New Look!

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We are excited to unveil the new logo, color scheme, and website for the 17th annual Feed the Need! Taking place on Thursday, October 5, 2017, this year's Feed the Need promises to have a few new surprises and "upgrades" as this signature fundraising event benefiting the Christian Service Center continues to grow and evolve. Be sure to Follow, Like and Share Feed the Need Orlando on Facebook to help spread the latest news and announcements this summer!
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