2021 Love Cafe... To-To
This annual event is typically a nice formal hosted by the youth group with proceeds going to a cause of their choice. Peter Kalshoven assembles his kitchen crew and prepares the themed meal, while the youth takes on the roles of wait and dishwashing staff. Over the course of the past seven years, over $10,000 has been raise for various causes including, water filters for Start with One Kenya, Renew Our Community, Thornwell Home for Children, Give Kids the World, and adopting a kangaroo in the aftermath of the forest fires in Australia.
As with many things, this year Love Cafe will be different. We will have Love Cafe To-Go! RJ Manoni will be heading up the kitchen with help from Peter and the rest of the Love Cafe kitchen crew.
Here are the details for this year's Love Cafe.
When: Saturday, February 13, 5-8pm
Theme: Cajun - While cajun food is typically spicy, we will be toning it down for this event.
- French Bread
- Crawfish Salad
- Blackened Chicken and Shrimp with TBD side
- TBD Dessert
How Do I Place an Order: Select a time slot below, and go ahead and order and pay now. When you arrive, just let the youth know you are here and they will get your order together.
Why Do I Need to Select a Time? It would be great if we have 200 orders placed for Love Cafe. However, it would not be great for those picking up food if 100 people show up at 6pm expecting their food. By having the various time slots, it allows everyone to have minimum wait time.
Where Do the Proceeds Go? The youth discussed various organizations to donate the money to this year and decided they wanted to focus on human trafficking and helping out locally with food insecurity during the pandemic. The proceeds will be split between Lily Pad Haven (https://www.lilypadhaven.org/) and the Historical Paradise Foundation (https://www.fmhpf.org/).