Today is: Sunday, June 16, 2024

25 Years of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild - 2006 Food Fare

Food Fare 2006 was a great food event, which was dedicated to the passion and commitment of Eldyne J. Gray, the PPLA's Vice President of Cummunity Services from 1986-2005.


Planned Parenthood Los Angeles will be forever enriched by the breadth and innovation of the many volunteer and education programs. Initiated and let by Eldyne.

The event had a fabulous silent auction which include trips, wines, laker tickets, Mommth & Montecito Getaways, Signed Sports Memorabilia and more. Planned Parenthood's annual Food Fare: the tastiest food event in Los Angeles! The event had over 150 of Los Angeles' best restaurants, caterers, wineries, vendors, florists, and entertainers to sample a vast array of the finest food and drink that L.A. has to offer – all in one place!

Food Fare began in 1979 with a cooking demonstration by Julia Child to raise funds for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Today, this delectable event includes more than 150 of Los Angeles' best restaurants, caterers, > wineries, florists, and entertainers, and draws close to 2,000 Angelenos with an appetite for great food, great drink, and a great cause. In addition to wonderful cuisine, Food Fare features a marvelous Silent Auction. Bid on fabulous vacation packages, entertainment and sporting event tickets, gift certificates, arts and crafts and much, much more.

Tickets for Food Fare were $125 for the daytime session (10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) and $175 for the evening session (6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.) if purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $150 for the daytime session and $200 for the evening session. The evening was delighful and had more than 1000 people enjoying all the best of the best food, and entertainment.

The people who attended this great event were basically foodies, wine lovers, gourmets, gourmands, gluttons and chowhounds – along with Planned Parenthood supporters and the general public which also had a great time.

Food Fare is produced by the Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild, a group of 200 women who are dedicated to providing financial and volunteer support for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA). Since the group's inception more than 20 years ago, the Guild has raised over $5 million for PPLA to support health care services, responsible sex education, and advocacy programs. PPLA is the largest provider of reproductive health care services in Los Angeles County. Great food for a great cause! Everything from hot dogs to foie gras – a thousand flavors with one ticket! You're also invited to our silent auction featuring vacation packages, tickets to events, arts and crafts, gift certificates, and much, more.

Tickets will be held at the door. The fair market value of each ticket is $25. In case of cancellation, all purchased tickets will be considered a donation.
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Articles By: Mary Adams
Photos By: Chris Marx

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