Project Angel Food Announces Eat. Drink. Be An Angel Day on April 20
Restaurants Across LA Will Donate A Portion of Sales to Support Project Angel Food and Provide Free Meals to People Suffering From Serious Illness
Project Angel Food today announced Eat. Drink. Be An Angel Day on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. This annual fundraising initiative offers restaurateurs and diners the opportunity to come together to support those in need, with restaurants donating a portion of sales from this day to the organization, which provides FREE nutritious meals delivered daily for homebound individuals around Los Angeles suffering from serious illness.
“Angelenos love to dine out and we are excited about this year’s lineup of restaurants for Eat. Drink. Be An Angel Day,” said Richard Ayoub, Executive Director of Project Angel Food. “Funds raised from this initiative will be help us purchase quality ingredients, such as fresh produce, lean proteins and complex carbohydrates, for the meals that we prepare in our kitchen every day. It is our hope that everyone will eat out and enjoy their favorite restaurants to help support the great work that we do.”
Participating restaurants for Eat. Drink. Be An Angel Day include: Connie & Ted’s, SUR, PUMP, Villa Blanca, Katsuya (Hollywood, Brentwood, LA Live & Glendale), Chipotle & ShopHouse on Sunset Vine, Hinoki & the Bird, The Abbey, kitchen24, Pace, Craft Los Angeles, Mr. Chow, JAR Restaurant, Off-Vine, Bel Air Bar + Grill, Del Frisco’s Grille, Hugo’s, Central Kitchen at the Lorenzo, Rockwell Table & Stage Los Feliz, Downtown Urban Kitchen, Original Kabob Factory, Antonio’s Pizzeria, Taste at the Palisades and Taste on Melrose, Tortilla Republic, Feast From The East, Momed, Cake Monkey Bakery, DeSano Pizzeria, Benny’s Tacos and many more. See a complete list at www.angelfood.org/EDBA.
“I’ve been a supporter of Project Angel Food for as long as I can remember, and Jar is always honored to be part of this great organization,” said Suzanne Tracht, Chef/Owner of Jar. “I’m proud to be be an Angel and you should be too.”
Since its inception in 1989, Project Angel Food has delivered more than 10 million meals to men, women and children who are debilitated by disease and struggling with life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, renal failure and HIV/AIDS. The organization provides vital food and nutrition services, including medically tailored meals and nutritional counseling, and delivers daily meals throughout the 4,000 square-mile radius of Los Angeles County.
Event partners include Postmates, Yelp, Angeleno Magazine, LA Weekly and West Hollywood Lifestyle.
For those who would like to give back directly to Project Angel Food, text “Project [Donation Amount] [Your Name]” (i.e. Project $100 Robert) to 91999. Angelenos can also place take out orders through Postmates on April 20, and 10% of sales will be donated to Project Angel Food from participating restaurants in the “Eat. Drink. Be An Angel” store in the app. Go to Postmates.com or download the Postmates App.
Officially proclaimed “Eat. Drink. Be An Angel Day” by the City of West Hollywood, April 20 will change the lives of thousands of people in Los Angeles, while also creating a wonderful sense of community and good will for the city’s restaurants. To find more information, visit www.angelfood.org.
About Project Angel Food
Project Angel Food is Los Angeles’ leading nonprofit serving people in the Greater Los Angeles area by delivering free meals to those who are struggling with serious illness. The staff and volunteers at Project Angel Food serve and deliver more than 10,000 free and nutritious meals every week throughout Los Angeles County. For more information, visit www.angelfood.org, or follow them on Twitter at @ProjAngelFood or www.facebook.com/