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Share-A-Plate Cincinnati is a collection of community hosted dinner parties with the goal of raising awareness and funds for Cincinnati Children’s Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Build-It Bites program.
-Volunteer to host a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati dinner or event.
Anyone can host a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati community dinner – including individuals, organizations and restaurants!
Together we can reveal the power of food to nourish our bodies, strengthen our community, and be a source of joy in our lives, just fill out this form!
-Become a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati sponsor.
Interested in becoming a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati sponsor? Or would you like to make an additional donation on behalf of each of your guests. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and please indicate your interest in becoming a sponsor and one of our representatives will reach out to you.
-Attend a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati dinner or event.
Can’t host a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati dinner this year? No worries!
Make sure to follow our social media in order to learn about ways you can attend participating public Share-A-Plate Cincinnati events. We are on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
-Donate to the Build-It Bites Program now.
Any level of donation to the Cincinnati Children’s Build-It Bites program is greatly appreciated. Donate here.
All Share-A-Plate Cincinnati volunteer hosts are asked to volunteer to organize, promote, and cover the costs to host a Share-A-Plate Cincinnati event within the dedicated fundraising time period of April 27 to May 31, 2018 (we are encouraging hosts to hold their events the weekend of April 27 if possible). Events can be intimate dinner parties, picnics, or happy hours with nutritious and delicious hors d’oeuvres. It’s up to you!
When you sign up, you will be able to create your own unique Share-A-Plate Cincinnati event website. You will be able to choose the date/time of your dinner and your own ticket price. The suggested ticket price is $75 per person, but tickets can range from $10 to $150.
Individuals – As an individual host, you can open your home (or co-host at a friend’s home) and invite guests to share a meal together. You can also work with a local business or restaurant to host your dinner. Be creative!
Organizations – Community groups and businesses can host a dinner in a private home, local business, or a community space. You can ask volunteers to prepare a homemade meal, invite a chef/restaurant to provide dishes, or purchase prepared food.
Restaurants – Restaurants can host a dinner for invited guests at your restaurant or in a private home. Other ideas include featuring an official Share-A-Plate Cincinnati appetizer or beverage on your menu with proceeds benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Build-It Bites. Have other ideas? Just let us know!
All hosts are invited to the Turner Farm Open House on Saturday, April 14 where you will get inspiration for your menu from Whole Foods Market and pick up the official 2018 Share A Place Cincinnati Host Kit featuring everything you need to plan your meal and fun swag to help set the ambiance of the event.
No worries. When you sign up, just let us know so we can make other arrangements.
Yes! When you sign-up, just tell us what date works best for you. We ask that all events take place before May 31, 2018.
Yes! When you sign-up, just tell us where your dinner will take place.
Yes! When you sign up, please just tell us what you’re thinking of so we can capture your idea!