The money raised from the dinners will support Men’s Health and Wellness Center’s educational and support programs for cardiovascular health, cancer and more. The organization also seeks volunteers to help further its cause. The community can support its programs by volunteering at various events or with office administration needs.
In honor of Father’s Day, Men’s Health and Wellness will host the eighth annual Run 4 Dad 5K on June 17 in Sandy Springs to raise money for prostate cancer.
The dinner, however, had a bigger purpose — especially for its participating students.
“Restaurants thrive because of the community they create. So this event is important for our students to learn about becoming embedded in their community and giving back once they get into the industry,” said Porche-Smith.
In other news: The Atlanta Community Food Bank received a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School Pantry Program, a child hunger initiative that helps to make sure low-income families have a readily accessible source of healthy and nutritious food to prepare at home. Employees from local branches presented the check and volunteered at the Food Bank as part of Morgan Stanley's "Feeding Kids Around the Clock" initiative, a full day of activities across the globe to help the fight against childhood hunger.
Who’s doing good?Each Tuesday, we write about charity events such as fun-runs, volunteer projects and other community gatherings that benefit a good cause. To suggest an event for us to cover, contact Devika Rao at doing.goodAJC@gmail.com