A Second Helping

Article Published: Jul. 7, 2011 | Modified: Sep. 7, 2011
 A Second Helping

Members of the community will have a chance to view the new Hospitality House facility during the July 14 open house dinner.

Photo by Jeff Eason

Hospitality House and FARM (Feed All Regardless of Means) Café are partnering to bring Hospitality Café to the community at the new shelter, located at 338 Brook Hollow Road in Boone, on Thursday, July 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Chefs from FARM Cafe´will prepare a wholesome - and tasty - meal for residents of Hospitality House and community members, and all are invited.

"Hospitality House is excited about this new partnership with FARM Café," said Jill Kuykendall, Hospitality House director of development. "Our vision is to bring the community together and offer a wholesome meal for everyone. Both organizations are committed to serving those in need in the High Country. This is a great opportunity to meet staff and residents of Hospitality House, learn about the shelter and more about the FARM Café initiative."

The meal is free of charge, but seating is limite. Call Jill Kuykendall at (828) 264-1237 or visit http://www.hospitalityhouseofboone.org/events to save a seat. The first meal will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by additional seatings at 6:15 and 7 p.m. The atmosphere will be casual and child-friendly. Everyone in the community is invited to participate.

Founded in 1984, Hospitality House is a non-profit crisis intervention agency that provides shelter and services to the homeless, operates the community soup kitchen and administers WeCAN, the local crisis assistance program. Hospitality House is a High Country United Way agency. Learn more at http://www.hospitalityhouseofboone.org.

The mission of FARM Café is to build a healthy, honest and inclusive community by providing high quality meals produced from local sources and served in a restaurant, where everybody eats regardless of means. Learn more about FARM Café at http://www.farmcafe.org.

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