Sunday, November 1, 2015

Free Lunch Time Pie Tasting for a Great Cause, November 4th

From our friends at Food & Friends...

Food & Friends to Hold Pie Day in Support of Slice of Life, Wednesday, November 4th

Food & Friends will be hosting a community Pie Day in support of its annual Slice of Life Pie Selling Campaign, which funds nutritious, home-delivered meals and groceries to the critically ill in our community, on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 11 AM - 1 PM at Farragut Square. During the event, Food & Friends will be distributing information about Slice of Life and giving away FREE samples of our delicious pies!

Community members will also have the chance to cast their vote for Apple Pie vs. Pumpkin Pie! The winning pie of our "In Pie We Crust" election will go on a flash sale for the remainder of the afternoon. Everyone who votes will be entered into a drawing to win a full Thanksgiving dinner for five plus two pies that are for sale to raise funds to support Food & Friends’ mission.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 4th from 11 AM - 1 PM.

WHERE: Farragut Square, K and 17th Streets, NW, Washington, DC

DETAILS: The 9th Annual Slice of Life Thanksgiving pie sale is a simple and delicious way for members of the public to support Food & Friends’ large-scale effort to deliver 1 million healthy meals this year to those in the community living with life-challenging illnesses. The goal this year is to sell 9,000 pies. Each pie purchased will provide ONE FULL DAY of meals for a Food & Friends client.

Pies may be purchased directly from Food & Friends or through one of our corporate or individual pie sellers. Visit or text PIE to 51555 to find a directory of pie sellers, to sign up to help sell pies or to purchase pies online. Pie sales close on Thursday, November 19th. Pre-purchased pies can be picked up on Tuesday, November 24th at Food & Friends or more than 30 convenient CVS/pharmacy locations throughout the region.

WHO: The entire downtown DC community is invited to spend their lunch break tasting and voting for their favorite pie!

Food & Friends is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that provides home-delivered, specialized meals and nutrition counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. Food & Friends’ services are free-of-charge to recipients who qualify solely based on their health status and nutritional need. Monday-Saturday, including holidays, staff and volunteers deliver to 5,300 square miles including the District of Columbia, seven counties in Maryland, and seven counties and six independent cities in Virginia. Since 1988, Food & Friends has delivered more than 18 million meals to 26,000 individuals. For more information, please visit, Facebook (/foodandfriends), Twitter (@foodandfriends) or Instagram (@foodandfriendsdc).