Al Roker, Weather and Features
Reporter of NBC News' Today Show, is set to host
City Harvest’s 16th annual, An Evening
of Practical Magic, on Wednesday, April 14th
at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd
Street). The evening will include cocktails and a
silent auction at 6:30 pm, followed by an awards
presentation, dinner and live auction at 7:30 pm.
Tickets range from $750 to $2,500 and tables are
$10,000 to $50,000, with 100% of the selling price
going to directly support City Harvest’s efforts.
City Harvest’s An Evening of
Practical Magic, which pays tribute to the
efforts of individuals and organizations who have
gone above and beyond in their commitment to help
City Harvest feed New York’s hungry, will honor Tom
O’Brien, President and General Manager, NBC Local
Media New York, NBC4/NBC Universal and James D.
Kallman, Chairman of the Board, City Harvest.
Last year’s event was hosted by David
Arquette, honored Rachael Ray and Eric Ripert, among
others, and included a performance by Matchbox 20’s
Rob Thomas. It attracted 500 people and raised $1
million. To purchase tickets or tables, please call
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
About City Harvest
serving New York City for over 25 years, City
Harvest is the world’s first food rescue
organization, dedicated to feeding the city’s hungry
men, women and children. This year, City Harvest
will collect more than 20 million pounds of excess
food from all segments of the food industry,
including restaurants, grocers, corporate
cafeterias, manufacturers and farms. This food is
then delivered free of charge to more than 600
community food programs throughout New York City
using a fleet trucks and bikes as well as volunteers
on foot. Each week, City Harvest helps over 260,000
hungry New Yorkers find their next meal.