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9th Annual Blue Jeans Ball With First Lady Michelle Obama To Benefit Capital Area Food Bank

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9th Annual Blue Jeans Ball With First Lady Michelle Obama To Benefit Capital Area Food Bank

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First Lady Michelle Obama at Capital Area Food Bank with Feeding America (Photo Credit: LA Times)


It’s time to get comfortable for charity in this year’s 9th Annual Blue Jeans Ball. Join the Capital Area Food Bank and Honorary Chair, First Lady Michelle Obama for an exclusive charity and tasting event. Come sample D.C.’s finest cuisine, dance to live bands, and participate in silent and live auctions, all in the comfort of your favorite pair of blue jeans.

Photo Courtesy of www.capitalareafoodbank.org


This Sunday, April 22nd, one of the top charitable events of the year will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction. The rest of the evening is planned out with delectable tastings from various food and restaurant sponsors and of course, the live auction which will be hosted by
Dave and Matthew Quinn from Quinn Auction Galleries. To close out the exciting evening, the night will end in dancing to live music from The Elastic Waste Band.
Proceeds of the evening will go to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank, which is the area’s largest food bank. Last year alone they distributed over 23 million pounds of food to the hungry. In the mist of tough economic times, rising unemployment rates and skyrocketing food prices, it has left 633,000 local area

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residents hungry, including an estimated 200,000 children. If you can’t attend the Blue Jean Ball, you can still help make a difference by donating to Capital Area Food Bank.
Sponsor tables and tickets for this comfy charitable event are limited. Click to RSVP or contact Jana Robinson at jrobinson@capitalareafoodbank.org or call 202.526-5344 x 234.
WHEN: Sunday, April 22nd 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Marriott Ballroom
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008
 

Photo Courtesy of www.capitalareafoodbank.org


TICKETS: $150 Standard Blue Individual Reservation (seating not included)
$250 Original Fit Individual Reservation (seating included)
 

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In 2008, I launched AskMissA.com which grew from my personal blog into a site with 700 writers, covering the intersection of charity & lifestyle in 20 U.S. cities. With Charity + Life, I am going back to a personal blog where I can share my favorite things, and continue to shine a light on nonprofits, and cause marketing campaigns to inspire others to give as they live.

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