FORT PIERCE — Treasure Coast Food Bank will host its first ever Fall Harvest Online Auction for Hunger this year with a week-long auction of packages to kick-start the giving season. Bidding starts at 8 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4 and runs through 11 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13.
Each of the packages not only make great gifts for your loved ones but support Treasure Coast Food Bank’s efforts to provide food to people struggling with hunger in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee counties.
“This year’s giving season takes on added significance with the increased need for food caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and so many people seeking help for the first time in their lives,” said Judith Cruz, President and CEO of Treasure Coast Food Bank. “Our Fall Harvest Online Auction for Hunger will support our efforts to feed our neighbors who are struggling.”
Auction packages include gift certificates for popular local spots and full excursions farther from home. Here’s a sampling:
• Take Me to Tampa – two passes to Busch Gardens, two passes to Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park, two passes to The Florida Aquarium and four passes to Empower Adventures Tampa Bay zip line adventure;
• Disney World Orlando – four one-day park hopper passes;
• Golf Foursomes – Tee off at Piper’s Landing Yacht & Country Club in Palm City, PGA Golf Club at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, or Yacht & Country Club in Stuart;
• Gift Certificates – Kyle G’s Prime Seafood & Steaks, Mulligan’s, Waldo’s Chef’s Table, Benihana, Dolphin Bar & Seafood Restaurant, Conchy Joe’s, Squid Lips, Texas Roadhouse, District Table, and more.
Visit https://tcfoodbank.afrogs.org/ to see all the packages and join in the bidding!
About Treasure Coast Food Bank
Treasure Coast Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization on Florida’s Treasure Coast, providing the community each year with millions of meals valued at more than $50 million through robust programs and in partnership with 400 charitable organizations in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties. In addition to emergency food distribution, Treasure Coast Food Bank operates a full roster of direct service programs that not only solve the immediate problem of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security, better health outcomes, and self-sufficiency. Treasure Coast Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. For more information on Treasure Coast Food Bank, call 772-489-3034, log on to stophunger.org, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/tcfoodbank, or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/tcfoodbank.