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Bartending for a Cause

Join The Food Bank of Manatee for “Happy Hour”! The party starts at 6 pm on Thursday, February 8th at The Polo Grill, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202.

Enjoy good eats and tasty drinks crafted by guest bartenders Steven Feig, Andy Guz, Allison Imre, Kim Miele, Bill Porter, Paul Sharff, and Dr. Anna Widmyer. All to benefit the LOVE for the Food Bank of Manatee.

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25th Anniversary

The 25th Annual Tropical Nights Silver Edition Disco Lights benefits Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in The Fête Ballroom at The Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch. Please join us for this throwback event. Tickets are available here.

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Painting with a Purpose

Painting with a Twist is throwing a painting party to benefit The Food Bank of Manatee on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2-4 pm at it’s Lakewood Ranch location, 8736 E State Rd 70, Bradenton, FL 34202. It’s a fun and creative way to give back and support an important cause. Click here to make reservations.

BYOB: Drinks and food! Plastic cups will be provided (feel free to bring glass if you choose), plates, napkins and bottle openers.

The Market at Lakewood Ranch

Meals on Wheels PLUS and The Food Bank of Manatee would like to show our sincere appreciation to The Market at Lakewood Ranch for selecting us as the first beneficiary of the season. A booth was provided to allow for community outreach and to collect non-perishable food items.

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Random Acts of Kindness

Sunday, February 11th kicks off Random Acts of Kindness Week. Random acts of kindness can come in all shapes and sizes. Volunteer to deliver meals for Meals on Wheels PLUS. Drop off some shelf-stable food at The Food Bank of Manatee. Host a food drive or make a donation. Pay it forward. Our Community would be greatly impacted by one of these small acts of kindness.