Tuesday, November 24, 2009

East Bay Food Pantry to have grand opening

The mission of the East Bay Food Pantry is to engage, empower, and educate in order to create a hunger-free East Bay. We are already serving over 200 families and the need continues to grow.

The newly established East Bay Food Pantry- Stone Soup Thrift Shop will be celebrating its Grand Opening with two events.

The first will be the official opening of the Stone Soup Thrift Shop on Friday, November 27, from 10am to 3pm. Stone Soup Thrift Shop will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 3pm. The shop offers clothing, shoes, accessories for the whole family as well as housewares of all kinds. It is located at 150 Franklin Street under the green awning.

The second event is a fundraiser gala on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 6:30 pm at the Franklin Court Community Room at 150 Franklin Street. Tickets are $50. per person. Following are the details.
East Bay Food Pantry/Stone Soup Thrift Shop will be formally celebrating its Grand Opening with Wines at the Pantry, sponsored by 1776 Liquors. Gourmet Fare will be provided by 195 Franklin with dessert provided by Paul Sousa of The Cake Gallery. Entertainment will be provided by Doug Botelho. There will also be a Silent Auction featuring items from local businesses. For tickets, please contact Anita Randal 396-9490 or visit www.eastbayfoodpantry.org. Tickets may be purchased and donations may be made on the website.

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