Taste of Gainesville 2016 Raises $80,000 for Local CharitiesAugust 9th, 2016 by gainesvillechamber
Taste of Gainesville 2016, which took place June 5 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, has raised $80,000 for four nonprofit organizations in the Heart of Florida. The Board of Directors has approved equal distribution of the money, with $20,000 going to Child Advocacy Center, $20,000 to PACE Center for Girls Alachua, $20,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida and $20,000 Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure.
A record year for the event, Taste of Gainesville 2016 brings its seven-year total for fundraising to nearly $350,000 and hopes to raise that number when it continues its partnership with the four charities come June 4th, 2017 at the 8th annual Taste of Greater Gainesville. “Seeing an entire community come together to support these four local charities each year is unbelievable! Although this year’s event will be hard to top, I’m excited to see what the 8th Annual Taste of Greater Gainesville will hold and the fundraising potential for our partners,” said Scott Costello, founder and director of Taste of Greater Gainesville.
For more information about Taste of Gainesville: http://www.tasteofgainesville.com/
Child Advocacy Center: http://childadvocacycentergainesville.org
PACE Center for Girls Alachua: http://www.pacecenter.org/locations/Alachua
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida: http://rmhcncf.org
Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure: http://www.tylershope.org/