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Join new Executive Director Stephanie Barr and Lift UP Board President Brian Fleener on Thursday, August 27th at 5:30pm (PDT) as they host our first virtual gala, Making Connections 2020!

Skip ahead to 13:15 for beginning of the program.

Watch a cooking demonstration from
renowned chef Jenn Louis as she prepares a meal using ingredients from Preston's Pantry and our Delivered Food Boxes.

Start playing from here to skip ahead to beginning of program.


Enter our online raffle, to be announced live during
Making Connections 2020!

Raffle prizes include:

Fine Dining: An intimate dinner for up to 4 guests hosted by featured Chef Jenn Louis in her Inner Southeast private garden. Includes signed copies of Louis' books, "Pasta By Hand", "The Chicken Soup Manifesto", and "The Book of Greens". Coordinate a date and time with Louis post-event at your convenience.

Columbia Gorge Getaway: a one-night stay in a river-view room at The Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, includes $100 gift certificate for dinner at the on-site restaurant. Visit nearby Crooked Acres Vineyard just across the river in Underwood, WA for a tasting including rose, chardonnay, and vertical flights of pinot noir and pinot gris with complementary snacks. A private tour of the 20-acre vineyard on beautiful Underwood Mountain is included.

Cycling Adventure: A gift certificate to River City Bicycles donated
by All Day I Dream About Food. Valued at $750.

Tickets are $30 each, or 4 for $100
Only 200 available for each package.
Deadline for entry is Wednesday, August 26 at midnight.
Raffle winners will be announced during our virtual event!

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