F2F ANNUAL GALA RAISES $75,000 ON OCTOBER 5, 2016. THANK YOU TO ALL FRIENDS, SUPPORTERS, VOLUNTEERS, AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS!

The Board of Directors cordially invites you to

THE VICTORY GARDEN GALA

Victory Gardens to Win the War Against Hunger!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016  /   6:30pm - 9:00pm

Tibet House,  22 West 15th St,  NY, NY 10011

The evening includes drinks, cuisine inspired by food grown in victory gardens, silent auction, demonstration garden, and an update on the drought-induced food crisis in Malawi and F2F's victory garden campaign to help 100,000 people

RSVP by September 25, 2016     Cocktail Attire Requested

 Tickets: $150 per person

 

Tickets also available by mailing checks payable to “Face-to-Face Project” 

The Face-to-Face Project

75 Livingston Street, #30A, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Please include the names of your guests

 

SPECIAL GALA GUEST: PHINEAS ELLIS

F2F has been awarded a volunteer grant from the international nonprofit Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture's Farmer-to-Farmer program. Phineas Ellis, an expert in environmental and agricultural social work, has worked in Mozambique and Ecuador. In September 2016, Phineas will train teams of F2F village representatives on advanced practices regarding high-yield low-cost victory gardens and other sustainable farming practices, especially in times of drought.

 

GALA SPONSORS:  

Bronze Chief Donors: Jeffrey Wilkes & Simon Gan, Sharon Binstok & John Russell, Kazuko Wong

 

VICTORY GARDEN DISPLAY AT THE GALA:

Come see a real victory garden, on display at the gala. Learn about the different varieties of vegetables, their uses, and how these no-cost high-yield gardens are saving lives while providing better nutrition and disposable income.

A F2F home victory garden

A F2F home victory garden

GALA ASSOCIATES: THANKS for making this a FANTASTIC event!

Betty Chu, 2016 Gala Associate

Nick Gavin, 2016 Gala Associate

Tao Li, 2016 Gala Associate

Dave Ly, 2016 Gala Associate

Glenn Ricci, 2016 Gala Associate

Place your bids on a great collection of wonderful silent auction items! 

Email Tom Daly (tom@facetoface.org) to place a bid on an item before 2pm, October 5. "Buy It Now" bids available for certain auction items.

Unforgettable Night In Town: Dinner at the acclaimed The Leopard at des Artistes, car service to either Cirque du Soleil Paramour or Cats, 2 house seats, car service home. Courtesy of Bill Todt, Tony Dolcinyadis, and Il Gattopardo Restaurant. Value: $1,600.

2 lots of 2 bottles of Kongsgaard Syrah 2012. Limited production, not available for retail sale. Wholesale value: $600. Courtesy Tim Arnold & Gary Cruz & Polaner Selections. Click image for more information on this rare deal. Buy It Now bid available.

2 lots of 2 bottles of Kongsgaard Syrah 2012. Limited production, not available for retail sale. Wholesale value: $600. Courtesy Tim Arnold & Gary Cruz & Polaner Selections. Click image for more information on this rare deal. Buy It Now bid available.

2 Tickets to BAM Next Wave Festival.  Value: $150. Courtesy of BAM and Catherine Charnov. www.bam.org

2 orchestra seats to New York Philharmonic, 2016 Season.  Value: $200. Courtesy of NY Philharmonic and Linda Forlini. www.nyphil.org

Everything Doxie Collection from Naked Decor. Wall hanger, pillow, towel, tin signs, and more. Courtesy of Naked Decor and Supon Phornirunlit. Value $165. www.nakeddecor.com

Facial and body products from Shaffali.  Value: $140. Courtesy of Shaffali Miglani. www.shaffali.com

Phineas Ellis, guest speaker

Marni Fechter: 2016 F2F Victory Garden Gala Event Planner

Cuisine by The GoGo Chef, inspired by food grown in the Victory Gardens

Brandon Propst, the GoGo Chef. Brandon will be at the Gala serving freshly made delectables.

Brandon Propst, the GoGo Chef. Brandon will be at the Gala serving freshly made delectables.

 
Great NYC Restaurant Experiences at: The Seafire Grill (click image for website) Charlie Palmer at the Knick Remi Trattoria Dell'Arte, Cafe Fiorello, Redete Grill, Bond 45, Brooklyn Diner,Fiorella, or Florian Courtesy Juan Santamaria

Great NYC Restaurant Experiences at:

The Seafire Grill (click image for website)

Charlie Palmer at the Knick

Remi

Trattoria Dell'Arte, Cafe Fiorello, Redete Grill, Bond 45, Brooklyn Diner,Fiorella, or Florian

Courtesy Juan Santamaria

Professional in-house massage by Jorge Martinez, deep tissue, medical massage specialist. Click image for more information. Value: $180. Courtesy of Laura Neish and Jorge Martinez.

Professional in-house massage by Jorge Martinez, deep tissue, medical massage specialist. Click image for more information. Value: $180. Courtesy of Laura Neish and Jorge Martinez.

Desk package for 2 months. Value: $900. Courtesy of WeWorks. www.weworks.com. BUY IT NOW BID: $750.

Tailored custom shirt.  Value: $150. Courtesy of The Tailory and Shao Yang. www.thetailorynyc.com

Private yoga lesson for up to 8 persons.  Value: $200. Courtesy of Stefanie Tocco Pilkington.

Designer Robe.  Value: $100. Courtesy of Recliner and Rebecca Smith. www.recliner.nyc

Haircut and blow dry. Value $250. Courtesy of Vu Hair. www.vuhair.com

6 bins of specialty coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Company. Courtesy of Brooklyn Roasting Company and Zach Ragland. Value $120. www.brooklynroasting.com

6 bins of specialty coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Company. Courtesy of Brooklyn Roasting Company and Zach Ragland. Value $120. www.brooklynroasting.com

Protective book wrap case gift set.  Value: $150. Courtesy of The Bookwrap and Marie Ry Bendixen. www.thebookwrap.com

Two house seats to The Color Purple, courtesy of the Jacobs Theater and Jules Ochoa. www.colorpurple.com