Friday, January 29, 2010

Food and Haiti and Charlotte

  • Owen's Bagel & Deli in South End raised $2,000 for the WorldVision Earthquake Relief Fund for Haiti last week. Co-owner Geoff Owen says: "Just one more example of how Charlotteans respond to people in need. It was really an unbelievable day."
  • Amelie's is sponsoring a raffle to benefit the American Red Cross’s Haiti relief: Tickets go for $5 each or five for $20 Jan. 30-Feb. 5 and prizes include gift certificates to NoDa restaurants (including Cabo Fish Taco and Revolution Pizza & Ale House), tickets to N.C. Dance Theatre, classes at NoDa Yoga, artwork from Brenda Ische (she did Amelie's interior design), handmade jewelry and crafts, and more. Winners will be drawn Feb. 5 and don't need to be present to win. (Want to contribute a prize? Call the bakery at 704-376-1781 or e-mail Tickets will be sold in the atrium; 2424 N. Davidson St.