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Media Advisory: The Shriver Center's Fourth Annual A Taste for Change Fundraising Event, A Celebration of Food, Drink, and Advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Michelle Nicolet, Marketing Director
312.368.2675, mnicolet@povertylaw.org

WHAT: Hungry for Justice is the theme of the Shriver Center’s fourth annual culinary fundraiser, A Taste for Change, which supports the Shriver Center’s work to advance laws and policies that secure justice for people living in poverty.

WHO: Doug Sohn, the man behind Chicago’s encased meats sensation Hot Doug’s, will co-chair and will serve a sausage named after Shriver Center president John Bouman at the event. Sohn has also teamed up with Honey Butter Fried Chicken on a special sandwich, available only September 30-October 4, that will benefit the Shriver Center. Missy Corey, the culinary director of Virtue Farms, a sustainable, craft cidery in Fennville, Michigan, will also co-chair the event. Corey, a former Chopped champion, formerly worked as the executive chef of Publican Quality Meats.

WHERE: Salvage One 1840 W. Hubbard St. Chicago, IL 60622

WHEN: Thursday, October 8, 2015 5:30-8:00 pm

DETAILS: Nineteen participating restaurants, including The Dawson, RPM Italian, Moto, The Radler, and Green Zebra, will offer savory and sweet tastings at the event. The evening will include a silent auction, DJ Brent Rolland of Fig Media, and a brief performance by spoken word artist Jasmine Barber of Young Chicago Authors. More information is available at http://povertylaw.org/events/atasteforchange.


The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty. We specialize in practical solutions. We advocate for and serve clients directly, while also building the capacity of the nation’s legal aid providers to advance justice and opportunity for their clients. www.povertylaw.org


The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty. We specialize in practical solutions. We advocate for and serve clients directly, while also building the capacity of the nation’s legal aid providers to advance justice and opportunity for their clients. www.povertylaw.org

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