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Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards Dinner

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

55 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

 Food Bank For New York City — the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs — will honor its partners in the fight against hunger — Tom Colicchio and Lori SilverbushStavros Niarchos Foundation and Sandra Lee-Simply Living Publishing — at the 13th Annual Can Do Awards Dinner, presented by Bank of America, on Wednesday, April 21st, at Cipriani Wall Street. Mario Batali and Susan Cahn, long-time Food Bank supporters and the 2013 Can Do Award honorees, serve as this year’s Honorary Chairs.

Nashville’s Grammy Award-winning country music group, Little Big Town ( will be the special musical guest, bringing some of their biggest hits to the Can Do Awards.  More than 600 guests are expected to fill the room in support of Food Bank For New York City’s fight against hunger. The evening unites an extraordinary array of people including musicians, artists, actors, culinary greats and other caring New Yorkers in the fight to end hunger in New York City.

Can Do Honorees Tom Colicchio and Lori Silverbush are being honored for their commitment to giving a voice to the millions who struggle to afford food, and for shining a light on the inequalities that exist in our society, thus inspiring many to action. Together, they have been a leading force for change and true advocates for those struggling to put food on the table every day.

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