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Breakthru Beverage Group Sponsors No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation Events to Fight Child Hunger

August 24, 2022

Breakthru Beverage Group is a long-time contributor and contributor to No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending child hunger in the United States.

Share Our Strength launched NKH in 2010 as a national campaign to end hunger with a commitment to educating people about the prevalence of childhood hunger and donating resources to hungry communities.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a record 10.7 million children lived in a family considered “food insecure” in 2019. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, families in difficulty have been overwhelmed by hardships like unemployment, hospital bills, evictions. and school closures.

No Kid Hungry has helped close this gap by giving resources to children and has sought to provide children with three healthy meals a day through emergency grants, advocacy on Capitol Hill and a free lunch search program. accessible online.

Donations are also an integral part of their commitment to ending child hunger, and we were delighted to have the opportunity to sponsor three of their fundraising events this year.

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation culinary events successfully brought together top chefs, mixologists, restaurants and bars to showcase creative craft cocktails and culinary creations for a good cause. Breakthru Beverage has gladly supplied alcoholic beverages to talented mixologists to create great tasting, flavorful beverages with our most award-winning brands.

The Chicago leg of the series had over 600 attendees, 43 featured restaurants, 15 beverage brands, five national sponsors and 13 local sponsors, including Breakthru. The DC event brought together over 600 attendees, 22 restaurants, 12 beverage brands, five national sponsors and 10 local sponsors.

Breakthru Beverage was also a drinks sponsor for the NKH DC Dinner which alone raised over $545,000 with over 250 attendees and seven chefs highlighted.

“We are thrilled to help NKH relaunch in-person events and welcome Taste of the Nation to the Washington, DC market,” said Felicia Ganthier, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Breakthru Beverage Group. “This was truly a collaborative effort that would not have been possible without the support of our vendor partners, customers and local teams. It is difficult to understand that there are children and families who do not have enough to eat in our communities and we look forward to continuing our shared mission to fight food insecurity and provide children with the resources they need. they need to thrive.

These spring fundraising events raised over $2,500,000 for the NKH campaign. Breakthru Beverage Group is proud to be an active supporter of No Kid Hungry and the goal of ending hunger in children.

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