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Starved for Change: Benefitting The Association for Child Development

Thursday, May 19, 2016

6pm VIP event, Film at 7:15

Peter Wege Auditorium

Wealthy Theatre

1130 Wealthy St SE Grand Rapids, MI 495061
Grand Rapids MI 49506


Take your place at the table and support the Association for Child Development. Join us for a special evening on May 19th at the historic Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids located at 1130 Wealthy Street SE. The evening will begin with a VIP Reception & Silent Auction from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM and will be followed by a screening of the film, A Place at the Table. There will be a panel discussion following the film. The movie is scheduled to begin at 7:15 PM. VIP Reception tickets are $50 each. To attend the movie, and not the VIP Reception, individual movie tickets are available for $5 each. Making a difference for hungry children is what we do. Support the Association for Child Development today. Take your place at the table.

50 million people in the U.S. -- one in four children -- don't know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. In A Place at the Table, directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine this issue through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity. Their stories are interwoven with insights from experts including sociologist Janet Poppendieck, author Raj Patel and nutrition policy leader Marion Nestle; ordinary citizens like Pastor Bob Wilson and teachers Leslie Nichols and Odessa Cherry; and activists such as Witness to Hunger's Mariana Chilton, Top Chef's Tom Colicchio and Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges.

Event Type: Fundraiser 

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