When Indianapolis restauranteur Martha Hoover decided it was time to give back to her community, she realized cutting a check wasn't enough.
Busy Philipps, Pink, and Jordana Brewster at the No Kids Hungry benefit Share Our Strength , an organization dedicated to stamping out hunger in America, held a benefit for itsNo Kid Hungry initiative in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 25th. The group officially welcomed the singerPink as one of its No Kid Hungry “heroes” and honored Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio , producer Lori Silverbush, and director Kristi Jacobson for their work on the documentaryA Place at the Table , which looked at food insecurity issues across the country. Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio and Brooke Williamson The chefs who cooked at the benefit that evening included Mary Sue Milliken of Border Grill Restaurants & Truck; Lincoln Carson of Superba Food + Bread; Roy Choi of Kogi BBQ Truck; Matt Molina of the Mozza Restaurant Group;Top Chef alumni Brooke Williamson of Hudson House, Playa Provisions, and The Tripel; and Kris Yenbamroong of Night + Market and Night + Market Song. Crispy rice salad from Night + Market’s Kris Yenbamroong According to Share Our Strength, No Kid Hungry and its partners have connected children struggling with hunger with more than 107 million meals since the initiative began in 2006.
For the first time, “125 and counting” New York City restaurants will participate in Dine Out for Heroes November 8, the proceeds from which will go to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which benefits wounded soldiers.