Hops for Hunger on August 14 Benefits Connecticut Food Bank

02/Aug/16 / 18:26
Craft Beers, Local Food Trucks and Silent Auction Among Attractions


STRATFORD, CONN., August 2, 2016 – Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford is the site of Hops for Hunger, a fundraiser to benefit the work of the Connecticut Food Bank, on Sunday, August 14, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Tickets are $55 per person or $100 per couple. Tickets and information are available at www.ctfoodbank.org/hopsforhunger.


The event will feature a selection of craft beers from Two Roads Brewing, as well as wine, food from local food trucks, a silent auction, lawn games and music provided by Radio Partner iHeart Radio.


“This is a fun way to connect with us and support our hunger relief mission,” said Connecticut Food Bank Engagement Coordinator Kerri Burgerhoff. “Come for great beers and delicious food and be prepared to be tempted by auction items including scuba lessons, jewelry, Miranda Lambert concert tickets, fishing charters and more.” Burgerhoff said Two Roads will also offer brewery tours for guests.


Burgerhoff said Food Trucks committed for the event include The Meat Truck, a gourmet sandwich truck; Tipsy Cones, an ice cream truck featuring bartender style flavors; and Zuppardi’s Apizza, featuring New Haven style pizza.


In addition to Radio Partner iHeart Radio, Food Truck Row sponsors are TranSigma and Bite Lite.


“We are grateful to our sponsors and partners for helping to support the work of the Connecticut Food Bank,” Burgerhoff said. “Last year, with the help of donors across Connecticut, we were able to distribute enough food to our network of food assistance programs to provide more than 19.2 million meals.”


Hops for Hunger Hops for Hunger is Sunday, August 14, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Two Roads Brewing Company, 1700 Stratford Avenue in Stratford. Admission is $55 per person or $100 per couple. Proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. Admission is limited only to persons aged 21 or older. Tickets and information are available at www.ctfoodbank.org/hopsforhunger.



About the Connecticut Food Bank:

The Connecticut Food Bank is committed to alleviating hunger in Connecticut by providing food resources, raising awareness of the challenges of hunger and advocating for people who need help meeting basic needs. The Connecticut Food Bank partners with the food industry, food growers, donors and volunteers to provide food, which last year provided 19.2 million meals. We distribute that food through a network of community based programs to six Connecticut counties – Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham counties – where more than 300,000 people struggle with hunger. Visit us on the web at www.ctfoodbank.org, like us on Facebook and follow @CTFoodBank on Twitter and Instagram.