Irish Group Hosts Charity Event March 1 2009: Submitted Story

Irish group hosts charity event March 1

Submitted story • February 19, 2009 “Irish United of Northwest Ohio” is a newly-formed group from the local Irish community who have joined together
to support the non-profit community in Toledo. Its members have made the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank the recipient of their very first charity event. The group is planning an Irish event, Raisin’ O’ the Green, which will include dinner and an afternoon of Irish music at Manhattan’s Restaurant in downtown Toledo from 3 to 7 p.m. March 1 Tickets are $25 each and include dinner, a drink and entertainment, which will include local Irish bands, dancers and bagpipers. For tickets or information, call Ellen McCarty at 419-217-3715 or the Food Bank at 419-242-5000, ext. 213. Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to enable other community organizations to end hunger. Over the past 24 years the TNWOFB has distributed more than 66 million pounds of food and grocery products to assist those in need. Currently, the TNWOFB serves a network of more than 250 member agencies in an eight county area, including Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams and Wood.
Agencies include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, non-profit day car centers, foster care associations, non-profit rehabilitation centers, group homes and programs for the elderly and children.

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