The 16th annual Take a Bite out of Hunger Auction is coming up this year on Saturday, October 1st at St. Demetrios Hall, benefitting the University District Food Bank.
This year, the food bank hopes to raise $125,000 at the event with about 300 people in attendance. While they are still gathering together items for the auction, they already have some great donations – including a Cape Cod vacation and a Husky Football Sideline Pass.
If you purchase your tickets to the event in August, they are $65 per person or $520 for a full table (seats 8). After September 1st, ticket prices will go to $75. You can purchase tickets online here.
The University District Food Bank provided groceries to of $54,200 families in 2010, and distributed 2.2 million pounds of food. Naturally, they hope to do even better for 2011.