Free Pie Samples: October 31, 2012

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Food & Friends to Hold Pie Day to Kick-off
2012 Slice of Life Pie Sale
Wednesday, October 31, 2012  


WHAT:
Food & Friends will be hosting a community Pie Day in support of its annual Slice of Life Pie Selling Campaign, which funds nutritious, home-delivered meals and groceries to the critically ill in our community. During the event, we will be distributing information about Slice of Life, raffling off prizes, hosting pie-themed games and giving away FREE samples of our delicious pies that are for sale to raise funds to support Food & Friends’ mission.

WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, October 31st -11:30-1:30pm | Farragut Square, Washington, DC

DETAILS: The sixth annual Slice of Life Thanksgiving pie sale is a simple and delicious way for members of the public to support Food & Friends’ large-scale effort to deliver 1.2 million healthy meals this year to those in the community living with life-challenging illnesses. The goal this year is to sell 7,600 pies. Each pie purchased will provide ONE FULL DAY of MEALS for a Food & Friends client.  Pies may be purchased directly from Food & Friends or through one of our corporate or individual pie sellers. Visit www.foodandfriends.org/pie to find a directory of pie sellers, sign up to help sell pies or purchase online. Pre-purchased pies can be picked up on Tuesday, November 20th at Food & Friends or 28 convenient CVS/pharmacy locations through the region.

ABOUT FOOD & FRIENDS: Food & Friends is a Washington, DC, based nonprofit organization that provides home-delivered, specialized meals and life-sustaining nutrition to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. Food & Friends’ services are free-of-charge to recipients who qualify solely based on their health status and nutritional need. Monday through Saturday, including holidays, staff and volunteers deliver to more than 5,300 square miles including the District of Columbia, 7 counties in Maryland, and 7 counties and 6 independent cities in Virginia. For more information, please visit www.foodandfriends.org or follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/foodandfriends.   

CONTACT: Chris Copley | (202) 296-6875 or 706-614-6383 | ccopley@foodandfriends.org