Thursday, March 11, 2010

Mark Your Calendars for the 19th Annual “Feast for the Streets” April 28th

Sacramento--Rescue Concrete and Francis House present the 19th Annual “Feast for the Streets”, a Food & Wine Tasting Gala & Auction on Wednesday, April 28th from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H Street, Sacramento.

Honorary chair is Patrick Mulvaney representing Mulvaney’s B & L and Culinary Specialists. This popular event features wine and food tasting provided by 40-50 area restaurants, over 100 silent auction items (to which I will be donating) and live auction items with Auctioneer Gary Wendell, raffle sales and entertainment by Doug Matson on keyboard. The evening’s emcee will be Jennifer Smith from News 10. Mike Moran from Spiritual Life Center will provide the Opening Prayer.

Sponsors include Delta Properties Inc., Andrew and Carla Meyers, DiTomasso & Dariotis, DDS, Gilbert Associates, Inc., Comstocks Magazine, CA Emergency Food Link, Mulvaney's B & O, Uptown Studios, Inside Publications, Russian American Media, CPS Human Resource Services, 3 Fold Communications and Gary Gallery.

Reservations are $50 per person. To reserve a space or sponsor tables, please contact Greg Bunker or Forrest Reed at Francis House at (916) 443-2646, or mail a check to 1422 C Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 or online here. In previous years Francis House has raised as much as $92,000 at the event. Attendance continues to increase each year at this popular event.

Francis House is a resource and counseling center for the poor supported by the community at large and by 17 prominent Congregations in the Sacramento Region. Francis House is a faith-based community providing life changing opportunities through resource counseling, direct services, education, support groups, spiritual resources and referrals. We provide free programs offering the homeless and impoverished an opportunity to reconnect with society and embrace the possibilities of positive change. One hundred percent of all proceeds from this event will directly serve those who suffer poverty in our community. Our funding comes from our seventeen member churches, the business community, individual donations and fundraisers. For more information, please visit

You can keep up with Francis House here on Facebook and become a fan of Rescue Concrete on Facebook here. Show your support to businesses who truly make a positive impact on the city.

Read more about St. Francis House and their services here.

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