APC Fundraiser – Urban Farm to Table Luncheon 2018


This 19th of May, APC invites you to eat, celebrate and advocate for a great cause at the Alameda Point Collaborative Farm. Give extra meaning to words strength, home, and growth.

APC will be hosting its annual fundraiser on May 19th from 1pm to 3pm. This farm to table experience will happen in the center of APCs 2 acre urban farm and, will include a completely organic and sustainable meal prepared with produce sourced directly from the farm’s lush rows.

Alameda Point Collaborative hosts this unique and elevated fundraiser ever year to raise funds for its residents living within its supportive housing community on the decommissioned Naval Base at Alameda Point. With every dollar raised, APC is given more support in its mission against fighting homelessness and poverty.

So, we ask that you join us for a beautiful meal on the farm and open your hearts to the beautiful community that is APC. May 19th, give the gift of strength, home and growth at Alameda Point Collaborative’s Urban Farm to Table Luncheon.

The Food

The plated meal will feature the gastronomic talent of A Fork Full of Earth. Owned by Executive Chef, Angela Ginsburg named one of the top 40 Green Chefs under 40 in the country- A Fork Full of Earth believes in the impact organic and farm fresh food can have on a community and the world. APC is extremely honored and thankful to A Fork Full of Earth for partnering with APC for this event and believing in its mission.

 

The Drink

Saint George Spirits, a neighbor to APC, will be serving original cocktails featuring its one of kind spirits. St. George was founded by Jörg Rupf, the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Distilling Institute and a five-time nominee for Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional by the James Beard Foundation. Friends to APC and master distillers, Lance Winters and Dave Smith, concoct the brilliant spirits behind past luncheon favorites like, the Green Chile Vodka and Pear Brandy. We cant wait to see what delicious cocktails will be at years event!

Faction Brewery, another neighbor to APC, is serving craft beer from its award winning brewery. Opened by Rodger Davis and Claudia Pamparana, in December of 2013, Faction strives to make great beers that everyone can enjoy. To better the community around them, Faction has generously chosen to work closely with local non-profits like APC.

 

 

 

The Company

A resident speaker will give their firsthand account of the resilience that brought them to APC and, the self-empowerment once achieved since living here. The key note speaker will bring a forward thinking and thought provoking message into the community to encourage and uplift.

 

 

 

The Agency

Alameda Point Collaborative (APC) is a community of resilience. Opened in 1999 on the decommissioned naval base at Alameda Point, APC uses the  military housing and land to provide permanent housing and services to formerly homeless families and individuals.  APC residents are not just provided safe, stable, and permanent housing, but they can also access supportive services right in their community.The APC farm, where the event is hosted, is a popular site for APC’s On-The-Job Training program that works to find residents employment.

 

Sponsorship

APC is currently looking for sponsorship for this event. Sponsors can support APC and its mission by contributing at various levels from $2,500 – $10,000. Acknowledgments also vary but can include items like tickets to the event, recognition on APC’s website and printed materials and, formal advertisement and recognition in the local newspaper. Becoming a sponsor is great way for local businesses, corporations, groups, teams and families to partner with APC and be recognized as a champion against homelessness and poverty in the Bay Area. Please contact bmuniz@apcollaborative.org for details.

Tickets

General admission tickets are $95 per person and can be purchased here. All funds raised from ticket sales, donations, and sponsorships will go directly to supporting APC housing, services, and programs. Your contribution will help APC provide a community where formerly homeless families and individuals can thrive.