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Blue Jeans Ball Features Premier Restaurants, Live Music and a Good Cause

Marriott Wardman Park, March 24, 2013

What:                   Come out and join the Capital Area Food Bank for D.C.’s exclusive charity and tasting event – the Blue Jeans Ball.  Recognized as one of the area’s top charitable events, this gala allows guests to put away their suit and tie and pull out their best denim.  Join the CAFB and sample the region’s finest cuisine, dance to live entertainment and participate in a silent and live auction.  Learn more about the high prevalence of hunger among our neighbors throughout the D.C. area and become part of the solution.


Who:                  Hundreds of the area’s committed leaders and residents coming together to support the effort to end hunger in our community.

  • Special Guest Spike Mendelsohn, Top Chef competitor and D.C. restaurant owner
  • Participating restaurants include:  Del Frisco’s Grille, RIS, Chef Geoff’s/Lia’s, Meat Crafters, Carmine’s, PAUL, Occidental Grill & Seafood, Oyamel, Vidalia and Bistro Bis, Table and Hank’s Oyster Bar
  • Live entertainment by Black Tie and DJ John Jazz
  • CAFB and its Board of Directors
  • Live and silent auctions including vacation get-aways, autographed sports memorabilia, spa packages and much more

When:                  Sunday, March 24, 2013 ~ Reception 6 P.M., Ball 7 – 10 P.M.

Where:                  Marriott Wardman Park, Grand Ballroom

2660 Woodley Road, Washington, DC


How:                    $150 – standing reservation;  $250 – seated reservation

  • Sponsorships are available to individuals or organizations at various levels.
  • To purchase a ticket or become an event sponsor, visit or call Jana Robinson at 202.644.9834.

Why:                  Nearly 700,000 residents in the Washington metro area are struggling with hunger; including 200,000 children.   According to a study by the Capital Area Food Bank and Feeding America released in early 2010, hunger in the Washington metro area has increased in the last several years by over 25 percent.

The Capital Area Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, is the Washington metro area’s largest nonprofit food and nutrition education resource. To learn more, go to 



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