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Food Bloggers Unite for a Cause: Slice of Life for Food & Friends

Slice of LifeDining in DC has created a team of fellow food bloggers and friends “Food Bloggers for a Cause” for this very special cause. While I am sure that you have heard of Food & Friends, I want to personally reach out to you to help me make a difference in the lives of DC Area residents in need. Just think about the impact that we could have on thousands of individuals in the DC area facing life-challenging illnesses.

SLICE OF LIFE  is the only area pie sale allowing Washingtonians to purchase Thanksgiving pies while impacting the lives of those in need in our community. I have committed to being a Sales Captain for Slice of Life this year and need YOUR help to ensure that it is a success.  There are multiple ways in which you can get involved:
PURCHASE PIES for yourself, or as gifts for friends, family, clients or colleagues. You can also purchase the pies which Food & Friends’ clients will receive with their Thanksgiving dinner. It’s easy with an online form (see below for steps) or you can go directly through me. I can take care of it all.
JOIN ME & HELP PROMOTE SLICE OF LIFE! Send an email to your friends and family asking them to support our team’s efforts to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors in need. Place the information on your website linking to our team page. Circulate the order forms at your workplace.

  • Flyer (may be used to distribute at work place or as attachment in email)
  • Distribution Sites (may be used with flyer in work place or as attachment in email)
  • Pie Order Form (to collect orders from family and friends)
    MAKE A DONATION. Every penny counts this season. Ask others for donations.

The What: Food & Friends is selling Harvest Apple Crumb, Picture Perfect Pumpkin and Oh So Sweet Potato for $25 each, and Southern Pecan and Creamy Chocolate Cheesecake for $35 each.  Each pie sold will directly impact the lives of children and adults facing HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. Unfortunately, this is becoming more and more common in our daily lives.
 The Current Team ~ Food Bloggers United:

Gradually Greener, Modern Domestic, MansionMogul, and Moi

Gradually Greener, Modern Domestic, MansionMogul, and Moi

The Who:

The How:

1. Go to Our Team Page
2. Click to “Buy Your Pies Now”
3. This will bring you to the purchase form
4. Fill out your contact information
5. There are 15 options for locations to pick-up your pies from, there are 2 questions that help you to choose this:

Pick-Up State — use the drop down to select Washington, DC – Maryland – or Virginia.  If you are only buying pies for clients and NOT for yourself.  You can choose that other option.

Once you choose your Pick-Up State, options will appear under Pick-Up Location Address.  This is where you select the exact location which you would like to pick up your pies from. See list of pick up locations:
6. Select how many pies you would like to purchase and submit.

To Purchase Your Pies & Join the Team, visit
www.foodandfriends.org/pie and Select our team page <Dining in DC Unites Food Bloggers for a Cause>

If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know. Thank you for joining me, and Food & Friends, in the fight against HIV/AIDS, cancer and the other life-challenging illnesses that grip our community.

Food & Friends home-delivers specialized meals and provides nutrition services to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses.  Services are free of charge and offered to individuals who qualify on their health need alone.  Since their beginning in 1988, thanks to the help of generous donors like you, Food & Friends has delivered more than 11 million meals to more than 18,000 individuals.

** Since Food & Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, contributions are considered tax-deductible. The fair market value for the purchase of a pie is $7.00. The remainder of your purchase, and the purchase of any pies for clients is fully tax-deductible. All contributors to Slice of Life will receive tax documentation from Food & Friends after the conclusion of this event. Thank you!

LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW with Email Info if you are interested in joining the sales team!!

Thank you!


3 Responses

  1. Lisa, this is a great thing you are doing. I am very proud of you, and happy to support your efforts!

  2. […] your order by November 19 from the team Dining in DC Unites Food Bloggers for a Cause (created by Dining in DC).  Then on Tuesday, November 24th, you can pick up your pie from the location of your choosing. […]

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