Seattle, WA —
Dozens of Seattle area restaurants are participating the national Dining Out for Life fundraiser, Thursday, April 28, by donating 30% or more of their proceeds to help fight HIV/AIDS.
The annual event is a chance for community members to enjoy a meal at a favorite restaurant while locally helping raise money for Lifelong
, which helps fight hunger and illnesses such as HIV/AIDS. Dining Out for Life is one of Lifelong
's biggest, most important fundraisers of the year. Last year, the organization was able to feed over 1,600 individuals by providing 37,047 bags of groceries and 161,401 nutritious meals to those in need.
Seattle is one of 60 cities across the U.S. hosting Dining Out for Life events. Some of the others include Atlanta, Chicago, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, Houston, Vancouver Island, Seattle, Key West and San Francisco.
With the help of more than 250,000 diners, Dining Out for Life expects to raise over $4 million to support those living with HIV/AIDS.
This year's Dining Out for Life chair is Michael Pearce while Jessica Rossman serves as honorary chair. Gillman Subaru is the presenting sponsor of this year's event.Participating Seattle restaurants
are serving everything from breakfast to after-dinner drinks.