The Luther Automotive Group

Hunger Bash raises $124k for food shelves

KARE 11 personality Rena Sargianopoulos emceed the Hunger Bash

KARE 11 personality Rena Sargianopoulos emceed the event at Nicollet Island Pavilion.

KARE 11 news anchor Rena Sarigianopoulos emceed this year’s Hunger Bash gala, where Luther Automotive served as a key sponsor.

“It was really terrific.  They’ve been such good supports for us for so long, said Lori Kratchmer, executive director of The Food Group, which many knew previously as the Emergency Foodshelf Network.

Luther Auto stores and the company overall have supported the food shelf supplier through the years.hunger-event-crowd-web
She describes the nonprofit as a “small but mighty” organization that serves as a larger food supplier for 107 area foodshelves throughout Minnesota.

The event raised $124,000, up significantly from $90,000 in 2014.  Funds are designated for healthy and nutritious foods, with an emphasis on fresh produce.Luther’s Chief Financial Officer, Barb Hilbert, serves on The Food Group board.

matt-hunger-event-web luther-table-hunger-event-web

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Basic HTML is allowed. Your email address will not be published.

Subscribe to this comment feed via RSS

%d bloggers like this: