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Food Bank of South Jersey Hosts Annual Fundraising Gala, Viva South Jersey


The Food Bank of South Jersey – the area’s largest emergency food provider – is hosting its fourth annual Viva South Jersey Gala fundraiser on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The event features a Las-Vegas theme complete with charity gambling, live and silent auctions, and dinner/dancing. A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of FBSJ’s Champion Against Hunger Award to ShopRite, honoring the supermarket chain’s long-time role in supporting FBSJ’s mission and programs.

Pennsauken, NJ, November 09, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The Food Bank of South Jersey – the area’s largest emergency food provider – is hosting its fourth annual Viva South Jersey Gala fundraiser. The event features a Las-Vegas theme complete with charity gambling, live and silent auctions, and dinner/dancing.

A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of FBSJ’s Champion Against Hunger Award to ShopRite, honoring the supermarket chain’s long-time role in supporting FBSJ’s mission and programs.

What
Viva South Jersey

When
Thursday, November 10, 2016
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where
The Crown Plaza Grand Ballroom, 2349 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill, NJ

Who
Gala attendees will be a mix of civic and business stakeholders from the FBSJ community: corporate and institutional donors; individual donors; agency partners from FBSJ’s distribution network; FBSJ board members, executives, and employees.

Why
Viva South Jersey is an important end-of-season fundraising event/celebration that serves to connect FBSJ’s many constituents and to strengthen the resolve of all who share in our mission to alleviate hunger in South Jersey. Proceeds from this year’s gala will directly benefit FBSJ’s Summer Meals Program.

Visuals
Attendees can try their luck at seven gaming tables; approximately 60 auction items will be on display; live entertainment will be provided by Epic Soul band.

Tickets: $175 per person/$300 per couple. To register, visit www.foodbanksj.org/vivaSJ. Complimentary tickets are available to members of the press. Please contact yreyes@foodbanksj.org to confirm.

About the Food Bank of South Jersey
The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is the leader in providing safe and nutritional food to people in need throughout South Jersey. FBSJ distributes food, provides nutrition education and cooking courses, and helps food-insecure families and seniors find sustainable ways to improve their lives. In 2015, FBSJ provided nearly 10 million pounds of food to approximately 200,000 South Jersey residents. FBSJ is a member of Feeding America, our nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. To learn more visit www.foodbanksj.org.
Contact Information
Food Bank of South Jersey
Yarissa Reyes
856-662-4884
Contact
foodbanksj.org

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