Celebrate Food Rescue US

May 8, 2024 / 6:00pm - 9:30pm

The Loading Dock / Stamford, CT

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A benefit to eliminate hunger & fight climate change.

During the event, we will honor two remarkable individuals making a difference in helping to end hunger and food waste.



Melissa Spiesman
Past Food Rescue US Chief Operating Officer



Michel Nischan
Four-Time James Beard Award-Winning Chef; Founder and Chairman of Wholesome Wave; Founder and CEO of Wholesome Crave


The event will feature a seated dinner with fine wine, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a menu designed by Michel Nischan in collaboration with Abigail Kirsch.


Exclusive silent and live auction items will be available to bid on, including luxury items and experiences.


*Dress code: cocktail attire

Learn more about our Visionary Award honoree, Michel Nischan!Β 

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Linda and Bruce Koe


Platinum Plate Sponsor

Jim and Gayle Kirsch


Gold Plate Sponsor

Northern Trust

Britton and Laurie Jones

Sarita and Greg Hanley


Silver Plate Sponsor

Dean and Susan Allen

Danielle and Ted Blaine

Karen and Andy Richard

John and Laura Popa

Robert and Clare Kretzman

Carol and Jim Shattuck


Media Sponsor

Moffly Media

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The Details

Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Abigail Kirsch at The Loading Dock, 375 Fairfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06902

Hosted By:

Food Rescue US

Contact Jennifer Guhl with any questions.


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