This event brings awareness and attention to the issue of hunger in our local community, which is something that Food For Free works to address every day.
Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) January 31, 2013
Didriks, a retailer of outdoor furniture and home furnishings announced that they will donate five percent of in-store and online sales during the month of February to Cambridge, MA nonprofit Food For Free. This will be Didriks’ fifth annual fundraiser to benefit Food For Free, an organization that collects fresh food and distributes it to those in need in the local community.
Didriks invites the public to an in-store kickoff party for the month-long fundraiser on February 7th 2013, from 5-8pm. Catering for the event will be provided by Season to Taste catering, with live music.
Food for Free Executive Director, Sasha Purpura, said “We’re thrilled to partner with Didriks for this fundraiser, and grateful for their continued support. Events like this help to create greater awareness for our cause, which in turn helps us to support more individuals in Cambridge. We appreciate the opportunity to shed more light onto the issues of hunger in our local community, and how we’re addressing that with healthy and nutritious food.”
Jonathan Henke, owner of Didriks, said “Didriks is proud to support Food For Free during this fifth annual fundraiser, which highlights the important work that Food For Free is doing. We are fortunate to have this great organization in our community. Every year we look forward to our Food For Free fundraiser, which has become an important and fun part of our business.”
About Food For Free
Bridging the gap between waste and want.
Food For Free rescues fresh food that might otherwise go to waste, and distributes it within the local emergency food system to those that need it most. Food For Free programs address not only short-term hunger, but obesity, diet-related disease, and other long-term health effects of food insecurity and poor nutrition. Their use of rescued food also cuts down on food waste. Visit the Food For Free website for more information. http://www.foodforfree.org/
Didriks helps customers create inspired home environments with their collection of home furnishings, accents, and outdoor furniture. Didriks provides attentive, personalized service and offers free shipping throughout the United States. They carry the highest quality teak and stainless steel outdoor furniture, designed and manufactured by Barlow Tyrie. Didriks also carries Belgian linen from Libeco Home, woven vinyl mats by Chilewich, dinnerware, fine pottery and cookware from Simon Pearce, iittala, Heath Ceramics, Match Pewter, Mauviel, Alessi and other fine brands. For more information, call 617-354-5700, stop into the store at 190 Concord Ave on Observatory Hill in Cambridge, MA or visit their web site. http://www.didriks.com/