From a press release:
“Get ready for Valentine’s Day by shopping for your loved ones and giving back! From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 5, visit gourmet kitchenware store Hill’s Kitchen for the District’s second “Sip & Shop,” a night of stylish shopping, food and drink to benefit No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger in America.
Sip & Shop guests will enjoy mocktails and cheese from Hank’s Oyster Bar and Sona Creamery & Wine Bar while browsing the store, with Hill’s Kitchen owner Leah Daniels generously donating ten percent of all sales made during the event to No Kid Hungry. Looking for something extra special? Sip & Shop will highlight a selection of seven beloved Capitol Hill restaurateurs’ favorite Hill’s Kitchen items, with 20 percent of the retail price benefitting No Kid Hungry. Find chef- and mixologist-approved gifts, all thoughtfully chosen by Taste of the Nation DC mixology chair Gina Chersavani (soda spritzer) and chefs Douglas Alexander of Art and Soul (MAC knives), Spike Mendelsohn of Good Stuff Eatery (aprons), Jamie Leeds of Hank’s Oyster Bar (microplane zester), Andrew Markert of Beuchert’s Saloon (All-Clad 10-Inch fry pans), andConan and Genevieve O’Sullivan of Sona Creamery (cheese boards).
Select No Kid Hungry merchandise will also be available, with full proceeds benefitting the campaign’s work to connect kids to the healthy food they need, every day.
Date: Thursday, February 5
Location: Hill’s Kitchen, 713 D Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
All Sip & Shop guests will also have an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets at a discounted price to Washington, DC’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry, the region’s premier annual tasting event. This year’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry will take place on Monday, April 13, 2015, featuring food and drink from the District’s finest chefs, sommeliers and mixologists. One hundred percent of ticket proceeds from Taste of the Nation benefit No Kid Hungry thanks to generous support from national sponsors Citi and Sysco.
One in five children in this country struggles with hunger, including nearly 31,000 kids in Washington, DC. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. Since the campaign’s launch, No Kid Hungry and its partners have connected kids struggling with hunger with more than 107 million additional meals.
About No Kid Hungry
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.”
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