CHARLESTON, S.C. — Proceeds from the 2018 Lowcountry Food Bank Chef's Feast will provide more than 2 million meals. The 19th annual Chef's Feast gala happened on Sunday, February 11.
The event is a collaboration between the Lowcountry Food Bank and more than 30 local chefs. The chefs offer a variety of dishes while the guests also participate in a live auction and met some of the chefs.
According to a press release, this year's event set a record of almost $350,000 donations. The donations will benefit several programs that fight childhood hunger like Kids Café, BackPack Buddies, School Pantry, and Summer Meals. More than 700 guests and community partners were in attendance.
Pat Walker, Lowcountry Food Bank's president and CEO, thanked those who helped make the event possible. She said, "We are grateful for the generosity that the chefs throughout our community give, Chefs' Feast helps us actively fight childhood hunger to ensure that our youth can live healthy lives."