Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

CRIS Fundraiser Tours Return

July 26th, 2016    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

After the heartwarmingly positive reception to last year’s special event tour, Columbus Food Adventures is once again pleased to partner with Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) on a unique fundraiser featuring restaurant favorites of the local immigrant and refugee communities. Last year, we raised over $1,800 for the CRIS, and hope exceed that this year. On August 30th, 31st and September 1st, this year’s tour will visit restaurants featuring Nepalese, Senegalese, Yemeni, and Somali cuisines. All proceeds will benefit CRIS, and deliciousness is guaranteed! We continue to be particularly enthused about this tour since it cuts to the heart of why […]

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Somali Fundraising Dinners

November 15th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

Thanks to your support, the dinners that we organized in September to raise money for the famine in the Horn of Africa were very successful. We were able to send $2400 to the American Refugee Committee who are working on the ground in Somalia, we also introduced some new people to Somali food, connected with the Somali community and had wonderful feedback on Nadira’s delicious cooking. Sadly the famine continues to claim the lives of innocent children and we wanted to do more to support the victims of the famine. At this time of Thanksgiving when we give thanks for […]

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Horn of Africa Benefit Dinner at Solay Bistro

August 23rd, 2011    •  by Andy    •   2 Comments »

We’ve come to feel a strong sense of admiration for the large (as in second largest concentration in the US) Somali community in Columbus. Through our experiences with the always-smiling owners and patrons of Somali restaurants, as well as our discussions with documentary filmmaker Abdi Roble and friends, we’ve been amazed by the energy, good cheer, and entrepreneurial spirit found within. Unfortunately, the extended families of many of these people are hurting. Due to the famine in the Horn of Africa, a staggering number of Somalis and people in bordering countries are unable to access even the most basic of […]

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Sparkles and Spurs

February 14th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

Fairy Goodmothers will hold their first annual Sparkles & Spurs Cocktails and Tasting event this Sunday, February 20 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Park Street Saloon. The event features one-of-a-kind dishes from some of Central Ohio’s most popular restaurants and chefs, a silent auction, and live entertainment from Alex White & Friends. Tickets are $25 per person and include 2 drink tickets and access to the tasting tables and silent auction. Participating chefs and restaurants include Cafe del Mondo, The Chocolate Cafe, Happy Trails Chili, A Chef for You, Pastry Chef Daineal Donovan, Park Creek Kitchen, Da Levee and Jimmy John’s […]

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