Today, at the Bellevue, at Broad and Walnut Streets, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell helped kick off “Tasting Week.”
Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner, why not get a nice pie for dessert? And do some good while you’re at it!
The theme for this year’s performance is a sultry take on Victoriana. There will be live music for the first time, with dance moves created by the Pennsylvania Ballet dancers themselves.
Manna says it is shorthanded as it tries to maintain its pace of delivering hundreds of meals three times a day to people fighting life-threatening illnesses.
Since 1997, the non-profit MANNA has held its “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser to bring in dollars for their efforts of feeding critically ill people in the region.
The group has a fundraising target of $250,000 to cover Thanksgiving Day meals cooked for those battling life-threatening illnesses.
Four chefs competed in a Cajun cook-off at the Reading Terminal Market, but the big winner was the charitable organization Manna, which provides meals for the seriously ill.
The whole idea started with some young supporters of MANNA, the Philadelphia organization that makes meals for people with life-threatening illnesses. They gave us a taste of the upcoming competition.
Mayor Nutter was served a sample meal along with Manna officials. The organization provides meals to those with serious illnesses who would have difficulty cooking for themselves.
MANNA has been providing meals for thousands of sick and homebound people for over two decades. This year, they decided to offer three soups that she says her patients rave about.
Rex 1516’s Chef Regis Jansen has stepped down due to his fight with a deadly illness. Now, the restaurant is stepping up with a new cocktail to raise money for the organization that helps him.
Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year for MANNA; the non-profit that provides meals for the critically ill.
For more on Manna’s Pie in the Sky fundraiser, visit: WWW.MANNAPA.ORG
If you are serving pies for dessert this Thanksgiving, why not get one from MANNA, the organization that helps feed area people with life-threatening illnesses?
The Philadelphia meals program, MANNA, reports that its clients are healthier and cost the healthcare system less, than chronically ill people who don’t get regular meals.