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Do Lunch with Bestselling Author, Physician and Chef John La Puma

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newtie046large_croppedAuthor, physician and chef John La Puma will share tips on getting fit, staying healthy and how to incorporate nutrition into your family’s life in a live Facebook + Twitter chat with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

By Candice Nyholt for Foodbank of Santa Barbara County | Published on 05.18.2014 5:45 p.m.

Confused about what foods are healthy? Want to learn about “culinary medicine” and how it can enhance your life? Have health and nutrition questions? Take part in a Facebook (post style) and Twitter chat with Dr. John La Puma and Foodbank of Santa Barbara County CEO Erik Talkin from noon to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Join the conversation about health and nutrition with the bestselling author, physician and chef as La Puma shares tips on getting fit, staying healthy and how to incorporate nutrition into your family’s life. The live social media chat will be moderated by Talkin, who will also be on hand to discuss the Foodbank’s role in our region’s nutrition education and resources.

To participate, visit Foodbank’s Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/FoodbankSB between noon and 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday and simply post your comment on the thread by La Puma and Talkin. They will answer your questions live! The Foodbank will also be broadcasting the Live Facebook Chat via Tweetchat so Twitter followers can also join the conversation atwww.twitter.com/FoodbankSBC under the hastag #shareyourlunch. The event is free and open to the public.

The live Facebook + Twitter event is part of Foodbank’s “Share Your Lunch” campaign going through the entire month of May. The campaign enables the community to share their lunch with others through donating the amount one might typically spend on lunch (for a day, week, month or more). The goal of the campaign is to raise $50,000 to stop summer hunger for working families, children and seniors in need.

More ways to participate in the “Share Your Lunch” campaign:

  • » Make a Donation: Click here to “Share Your Lunch” through a secure online donation.
  • » Share Your Photos: Take a photo of your own lunch at home, work or a local restaurant and share your photo with Foodbank via Facebook (Foodbank SB), Instagram (@FoodbankSBC) and Twitter (@FoodbankSBC).
  • » Tag Local Businesses: Inspire others by tagging your local grocery store, business or restaurant where you are having lunch. Include #ShareYourLunch.
  • » Spread the Word: Click here to use the Online Toolkit through which participants can share the campaign with friends and contacts using social media posts, memes and email messages.

Other ways to get involved:

  • » Challenge your colleagues to donate. Take a group photo and share on social media.
  • » Collect donations at your church, civic group or club and mail/deliver the funds to Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.
  • » Have your donation matched by your employer.
  • » Encourage your employer to sponsor.

Click here for more information about Foodbank of Santa Barbara County and the “Share Your Lunch” campaign, or to sponsor the campaign, or call 805.967.5741 x119.

— Candice Nyholt of SurfMedia Communications represents Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

 

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Sponsor Share Your Lunch 2014

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sponsorship benefits $5,000 – $10,000 level*

  • Social Media postings as leadership sponsor throughout campaign
  • Press Release as leadership sponsor – to countywide media contacts
  • Website – Home page under Mark Your Calendar
  • Logo on event page with quote and link
  • Logo on printed material for Share Your Lunch campaign
  • Listing on corporate sponsorship page for 1 year
  • eNewsletter acknowledgement with link to website
  • Invitation to annual Donor Reception
  • Team-Building Volunteer Activities
  • Site visit to a children’s summer program

*Your donation will be used as a challenge grant to the community. For more information, contact Misha Karbelnig, (805) 967-5741 x 119 . It’s a great recognition opportunity.

sponsorship benefits $2,500 – $4,999 level

  • Social Media thank you postings (at start and conclusion)
  • Mentioning in press Release – to countywide media contacts
  • Logo on event page with link
  • eNewsletter acknowledgement
  • Invitation to annual Donor Reception
  • Team-Building Volunteer Activities
  • Site visit to a children’s summer program

sponsorship benefits $1,000 – $2,499 level

  • Social Media thank you postings (at start and conclusion)
  • Name on event page
  • eNewsletter acknowledgement
  • Invitation to annual Donor Reception

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May 1-31 Share Your Lunch

May 1 – May 31

Join us in sharing your lunch with someone (a child, a senior, a family, a grandparent) in your community during the May. Did you know 1 in 5 Santa Barbara children is at risk of hunger? And this summer, 84% of those children who receive nutrition assistance during the school year won’t have access to nutritious meals they need.

YOU CAN HELP.
 We’ve set a goal to raise $50,000 to help distribute nutritious meals this summer. SHARE YOUR LUNCH with someone today.

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How to participate:

  1. Donate your lunch money (from a day, from a week, for a month) online or via check.
  2. Take a photo of your own lunch at home, work or a local restaurant.
  3. Share your photo with us on our social media channels: Facebook – Foodbank SB, Twitter – FoodbankSBC.
  4. Inspire others by tagging your local grocery store, business or restaurant where you are having lunch. #ShareYourLunch
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CLICK HERE FOR OUR SHARE YOUR LUNCH Toolkit! 

Other ideas

  • Challenge your colleagues to donate. Take a group photo and share on social media.
  • Collect $$ at your church, civic group or club. Mail/deliver the funds to us.
  • Have your donation matched by your employer.
  • Encourage your employer to sponsor.

Want to sponsor the Share Your Lunch campaign?

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