Nearly $9,000 Raised From Family Dinner Week Benefit For The Maclellan Shelter For Families

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Pictured, from left to right: Jimmy Turner, Community Kitchen; Erika Weigle and Fletcher Thompson, STIR; Jens Christensen, president of the Community Kitchen; Chris Maclellan, The Maclellan Foundation; and Vanessa Blevins, Community Kitchen.  Missing from photo: Cherita and Mike Adams, owners of Blue Orleans Seafood Restaurant; Sharon Skinner, owner of Vine Street Market; Nathan Flynt, owner of 2 Sons Kitchen; and Jorge Parra, co-owner of Taqueria Jalisco.
Pictured, from left to right: Jimmy Turner, Community Kitchen; Erika Weigle and Fletcher Thompson, STIR; Jens Christensen, president of the Community Kitchen; Chris Maclellan, The Maclellan Foundation; and Vanessa Blevins, Community Kitchen. Missing from photo: Cherita and Mike Adams, owners of Blue Orleans Seafood Restaurant; Sharon Skinner, owner of Vine Street Market; Nathan Flynt, owner of 2 Sons Kitchen; and Jorge Parra, co-owner of Taqueria Jalisco.

Five local restaurants partnered together in May to support homeless families by participating in the inaugural Family Dinner Week: A Benefit for The Maclellan Shelter for Families. During the week of May 6-13, restaurant partners donated a percentage from every meal to support the family shelter.

Yesterday, a check in the amount of $8,792.28 was presented to the Maclellan Shelter for Families.

Participating Restaurant Partners:
 
1.     2 Sons Kitchen and Market, 322 E.

Martin Luther King Blvd.
 
2.     Blue Orleans Seafood Restaurant, 1463 Market St.
 
3.     STIR, 1444 Market St.
 
4.     Taqueria Jalisco, two locations - 1634 Rossville Ave. and 850 Market St.
            
5.     Vine Street Bakery, 1313 Hanover St.


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