The Northeast chapter of FCSI The Americas celebrated its 14th annual Holiday Social in December 2017, marking the occasion with donations totaling $20,000.
Massachusetts non-profit, Community Servings was the event’s donor partner and recipient of $15,000. The local food and nutrition program provides services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families who are living with critical and chronic illnesses. Each day preparing and delivering lunch, dinner and a snack to 1,600 individuals and their families across 300 square miles throughout Massachusetts.
Next generation consultants
That same evening, The Northeast chapter presented an additional donation of $5,000 to FCSI’s Educational Foundation, an organization committed to working with FCSI members to secure the future of the foodservice consulting industry through nurturing the next generation of professional foodservice consultants
Both donations made possible through the loyal and generous support of the event’s attendees and sponsors. Platinum sponsors: E3, C.R. Peterson, and Hobart-Traulsen. Gold sponsors: Continental Refrigeration, C.R. Peterson, Dave Swain Associates, GMV Sales, Hatch-Jennings, Halton, True Food Service Equipment, and the Viola Group. Silver sponsors: AccuTemp, Alto-Shaam, BSI, Cres-Cor, C.R. Peterson, Jackson, Ricca Design Studios, T&S Brass, Wyllie Marketing
This annual event is one of two large charity fundraisers organized by the Northeast chapter of FCSI. For more information, please contact Northeast chapter Secretary, Chandra Comfort at (781) 826-5522.
Picture: Joshua Labrecque
From left: Ed Arons FCSI, Northeast chapter chair, Tim Leahy, VP, development & communication, Community Servings, Tom McArdle FCSI, Northeast chapter treasurer and Chandra Comfort, Northeast chapter secretary