Fight hunger in Florida at the 22nd annual Jacksonville FoodFight

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Jacksonville Food Fight

Florida Travel Guide: Fight hunger in Jacksonville on June 7

You don’t have to look very far from where you’re standing right now to find a family struggling to put its next meal on the table. Right here in the United States, children are going to bed hungry. We are all aware of this, but not all of us talk much about it.

If you’re visiting Florida around June 7, why not take in a fantastic event where you can fill your belly with delectable local foods while helping to put a small dent in the number of children going without a meal.

Participate in the 22nd Annual Jacksonville FoodFight

At EverBank Field’s Touchdown Club East on June 7, more than 60 local restaurants and caterers will battle it out for best culinary presentation stars and it’s all in good fun, in support of Second Harvest North Florida. More than a million dollars has been raised in the FoodFight against hunger over the past 20 years. 100% of the proceeds from the event go to Second Harvest.

FoodFight one of Second Harvest North Florida’s Biggest Events

For every $1 received, Second Harvest can generate seven meals for people in need. FoodFight has a goal of making $100,000 this year which will allow the organization to give out 700,000 meals.

What does it cost?

General admission costs $60 while VIP access is $100. Tickets get guests tasty treats prepared by local culinary stars as well as access to live entertainment and several beverages. VIP admission, however, gets you a commemorative FoodFight wine glass and exclusive access to the Jaguar Suite level, letting you experience 20 additional restaurants and vendors. You’ll also receive access to a private seating area throughout the event as well as entry into a prize draw for items like hotel stays or a bicycle.

Buy a raffle ticket

Three hundred raffle tickets will be sold for $100 each giving the winner a choice of two exciting prizes: $5,000 cash or a 2012 Yamaha V Star 950.

Click for more info or to order tickets to this great Northern Florida event.

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