Paulette Phlipot SV Restaurant Association Silent Auction!

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Local photographer, Paulette Phlipot (center) poses with Marshall and Arlene Bennett at Lipton Fine Arts Gallery Walk, July 10, 2015.

Local photographer, Paulette Phlipot launched a special show this month at Lipton Fine Arts Gallery with all proceeds benefiting The Hunger Coalition!

The back room of Lipton Fine Arts is set up for a silent auction with Paulette’s photos of the people and food of the Sun Valley Restaurant Association. The silent auction runs through July 31.

With about 15 restaurants participating, the highest bidder will receive all three signed photos of the restaurants and donated gift certificates from the restaurants.

The event was kicked off on Friday, July 10 Gallery Walk. HUGE thank you to Lipton Fine Arts, each and every restaurant participating and especially to the talented, generous and beautiful on the inside and out – Paulette Phlipot!

The front room of Lipton Fine Arts is showing food photographs from “Ripe, A Fresh Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables” a cookbook Phlipot co-created and photographed, and a large collection of photographs of food grown and produced in Idaho.

Lipton Fine Arts Gallery is located next to the Coffee Grinder at 411 N. Leadville Ave. Ste. 3 in Ketchum.

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Benefit Concert for THC!

Korby Lenker house concert_1Our generous donors, Bart and Lois Adrian are sponsoring a benefit concert featuring Korby LenkerSaturday, July 18th, north of Ketchum.
Frenchman’s Gulch Winery and Sawtooth Brewery are graciously donating adult beverages and Korby’s fee is covered.
100% of donations will go to the Hunger Coalition.
Light snacks at 7 PM and music at 8 PM. Quiet after 10 PM.
Please RSVP as seating is limited. 208-420-8396

Empty Bowls on KMVT

BY DESIREE FAWN – KMVT NEWS

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To help raise awareness and funds for combating hunger in Blaine County, The Hunger Coalition, Boulder Mountain Clayworks, and the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood are hosting the 5th annual “Empty Bowls” event on Sunday, January 18th from 12PM to 2PM at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum.“So you come and you pick out a bowl  for $20. It’s a handmade, locally handmade bowl from Boulder Mountain Clayworks and then you get to fill it with fabulous food through local restaurants and catering throughout the valley,” said Julie Molema, The Hunger Coalition. To see the entire KMVT interview click here.

Food for Thought recap 2014

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Food for Thought Photo Journal Project at Gilman Contemporary! What an incredible event! Almost all of the participants came to the event and were thanked and welcomed by the public (albeit a bit overwhelming at times). 

The stark images coupled with the moving journal text was inspiring.

“What if I lose my home, how will I feed my dog, what is the cheapest thing I can live on to keep the hunger at bay? – JC, single woman, working full-time

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Donor Appreciation Party 2014

Thank you to everyone who turned out for our annual Donor Appreciation Party on a beautiful September evening. The Hope Garden looked especially wonderful and it was a time to say thank you to our wonderful donors, who help us grow, much like the Hope Garden.  Thank you for your continued support, because without you we would not exist!

 

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Volunteer Appreciation Party 2014

Thanks to all everyone who turned up at the Volunteer Appreciation Party at The Hope Garden! It was a beautiful night, where we barbecued – (shout out to Craig Eastop on the grill all night!), sipped drinks and met and mingled with everyone.

It was a day to celebrate you and all you for for us–and more importantly what you do for the community we all love. You’ve reached out when we needed help and stepped in when needed also. Whether you help out in the warehouse, assist at the mobile food banks, step in with administrative needs, get your hands dirty in The Hope Garden, glean trees and so much more–we want you to know how much we appreciate YOU!

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Ten Year Celebration

Experience a trout sculpture made of canned food.  Enjoy live music by Slow Children Playing.  Guess the number of cans it will take to make the trout on our Facebook page and win a prize!  Donate canned goods on-site for our food drive.  Celebrate ten years of feeding our community with us.  See you July 11th, 6-8 p.m. in the Ketchum Town Square! 

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible:

  • Geri & John Herbert
  • Atkinsons’ Market
  • Boca
  • City of Ketchum Arts Commission
  • Pure Body Pilates
  • Silver Creek Outfitters
  • Sun Valley Gallery Association
  • Sun Valley Magazine
  • The Toy Store

A special thanks to Dirty Feet Dance Company and sculptors Matthew Spence, Paul Bernstein, and Steve Thornton.

THE HUNGER COALITION HONORS LOCAL WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY

The Hunger Coalition Hosts Wine in the Garden on Wednesday, August 29

The Hunger Coalition will honor the women in the community who have invested their time or treasure with the organization by hosting a Wine in the Garden event on Wednesday, August 29th at The Hope Garden in downtown Hailey.  Members of the Wood River Women’s Charitable Foundation, Little Black Dress Club, Papoose Club and The Rosies will be in attendance. With the dedication and support of these women’s philanthropic groups, The Hunger Coalition has been able to provide much needed services to the children and families of our community. Continue reading