Taste of the Nation | Montage Hotel Laguna Beach, CA


I love discovering charity events that donate a huge portion of the ticket price to the actual charity. To determine this amount, I usually contact the organizer to see what portion of the ticket is tax deductible.

In the case of Taste of the Nation, $260 of the $300 ticket price goes to No Child Hungry. It seems a bit contradictory; I will enjoying a lovely evening of wine and food while benefiting ending childhood hunger. But I do look to support events that give such a large portion to their respective charity and bring awareness to people about the needs in our community.

Some charity events in Orange County simply have an auction at their events to raise money.  While this still does some good, I much prefer part of my ticket price to benfit the cause. As an extra bonus, I was able to book this event with my Citibank Visa for an additional 10% off along with earning miles for travel.

Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid in America grows up hungry. In Laguna Beach, Taste of the Nation brings together the finest chefs and mixologists and corporate and individual supporters to raise the funds needed to end childhood hunger.Poverty is complex; feeding a child is not.


Sunday May 21, 2017 2-7pm
Montage Resort, Laguna Beach CA
To see line-up of Guest Chefs, Beverages and Beneficiaries, visit their website
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