New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2008
Chef Art Smith is donating a 12-person dinner in your home to Palms for Life for charity auction on eBay. The date of the dinner will be coordinated with Chef Smith's schedule. All proceeds will support feeding programs benefiting malnourished children in poor countries worldwide.
Auction goes live on World Food Day October 16 @ 8pm EST
Follow that link to view the eBay listing on our eBay page: http://cgi3.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=hannahpalms
About Chef Art Smith
Chef Art Smith is the recognized Special Events Chef to Oprah Winfrey, accomplished author of various highly-esteemed cooking books, and co-owner of the new Table 52 in Chicago, serving handmade, organic foods gathered from the best farms in the Midwest.
A true humanitarian, Art has traveled extensively around Europe and Africa and has been recognized for his worldwide efforts through several significant awards including the 2007 James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of The Year Award and "Chicagoan of the Year" by Chicago Magazine for his work with Common Threads, his non-profit that encourages tolerance and acceptance among children.
Art is a contributing editor to O, the Oprah Magazine and has appeared several times on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." He is featured regularly on television programs, appearing nationally on "The Today Show" and serving as a regular tasting judge on Food Network's "Iron Chef America." http://www.chefartsmith.net
About Palms for Life Fund
Palms for Life Fund is a public charity (501(c)(3)) dedicated to eliminating poverty worldwide by investing in high-quality sustainable health and education projects. Palms for Life was founded by Hannah Laufer-Rottman, a social entrepreneur, who has worked for 30 years with the United Nations' World Food Programme and has helped feed millions around the world. Palms for Life works in Africa, Asia and Latin America with reputable local partners who are equally dedicated to helping the poor. Projects include: feeding and educating school children with a special emphasis on girls' education; improving the health of young mothers and their infants; and integrating adults into the local economy.
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October, the day on which the Organization was founded in 1945. The main objectives of World Food Day are to heighten public awareness of the problem of hunger in the world, encourage the participation of rural people, particularly women in activities influencing their living conditions; and to strengthen international and national solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty.