Alameda Family Services has partnered with local chefs to present “Chef’s Kitchen,” a set of virtual, live and interactive cooking classes. Seasonally themed “Italian Harvest,” “Oktoberfest” and “Thanksgiving Surprise,” each takes participants into a chef’s kitchen, wherein he’ll offer recipes, secrets and tips while raising funds for Alameda Family Services to put toward its community network of medical, mental health and child development services.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alameda Family Services has seen requests for its services, support and resources go up by about 35% and has had to adjust its normal fundraising methods to the new normal. Normally, the Holiday Home Tour would be its major annual fundraiser, but since that look unlikely this year a committee came up with the “Chef’s Kitchen” events in its place, not only to raise needed funds but to bring the community together and support local restaurants.
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