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Feb 18, 2015

Village Gardens To Host Spring Fundraiser On March 12

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015

Time: 6 - 9 pm

Location: Bauccio Commons, University of Portland

Individual Tickets: $50 – purchase online

Join us for the Third Annual Village Gardens Spring Fundraiser on March 12. Guests will enjoy dinner from James Beard Nominee Chef Cathy Whims of Nostrana while learning more about our work to create a more just and healthy food system in Portland. We will premiere a video directed by the Food Works crew and community participants will present highlights of program successes. The evening will also feature a silent and live auction, words from community partners and a lot more fun!

Funds raised at this event will be used to strengthen the work of Village Gardens through our many programs. You can help:

  • Support Food Works youth as they grow into strong food system advocates
  • Assist community leaders in operating Village Market, Portland’s first nonprofit healthy corner store
  • Develop powerful community organizers addressing community health issues through the Community Health Worker program
  • Strengthen channels for food access and social capital through community gardens, the urban livestock project, market gardener and micro-enterprise projects

Attend the Event

Individual tickets are $50 and available to purchase online then picked up at the door. You can also mail a check along with our registration form to Village Gardens, c/o Janus Youth, 707 NE Couch St, Portland OR, 97232. Tickets will be held at will call at the event.

Sponsor a Table

Table Sponsors helps support a successful event and fill the room with individuals interested in learning more about how Village Gardens is building a healthy, community-based food system. A $500 table sponsorship includes 8 tickets to the event, recognition on table place cards, event program and online materials. Sign up online to become a Table Sponsor.

Become an Event Sponsor

We are grateful for partner organizations, sponsors and volunteers who make our work possible each year. Sign up online to become an event sponsor or sustaining sponsor.

Visit the Village Gardens website for more information and to download an event poster. 


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