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Farm Fresh Feast has been reimagined as a fully hybrid event experience with both in-person and virtual attendance options!
As a participant at the Farm Fresh Feast, guests will enjoy exceptional wine, a very special curated menu for the occasion by Chef John Howie, access to exciting silent and live auctions, and the opportunity to raise your paddle to support Hopelink’s programs and services! Overall, we’re excited for everyone joining us to enjoy the evening program whether at home or in-person! Click the buttons below to learn more and register for the in-person or at-home attendance options.
Space for both in-person and virtual attendance are limited. All COVID-safe guidelines will be followed at Columbia Winery for the in-person event.
Please reserve your space by August 2, 2021.
For questions, please email RSVP@hopelink.org or call 425.897.3703.
Dr. Catherine Cushinberry
Hopelink’s new CEO Dr. Catherine Cushinberry will be in person at Columbia Winery, and she will be sharing about Hopelink during the program. Dr. Cushinberry previously served as executive director of City Year Memphis, in Tennessee. City Year is a national service program that unites young adults from diverse backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time community service. Prior to her time at City Year, Dr. Cushinberry served for five years as the director of research for the National Office of Girls Inc. and four years as the executive director of a Boys and Girls Club in Tennessee. She also owned a consulting business and worked with clients in the U.S. and the Philippines, where she lived for a year. During her career, Catherine has published regularly on a wide variety of topics, including diversity issues and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
For nearly 30 years, Graham Crow has been working with schools, charities and organizations all over the United States and Canada, raising more than $90 million through benefit auctions and fundraising events. His philosophy of encouraging people to “donate more than you had planned, but to feel really good about doing so,” has made him one of the most sought-after benefit auctioneers in North America. He is delighted to return as Hopelink’s auctioneer in 2021.
Since beginning his culinary career in Seattle at the age of 15, John Howie has made a name for himself in two key areas: a commitment to fresh, unique dishes in each of his food and beverage enterprises, and a generous spirit that lives to serve his community. Howie is the heart and soul of John Howie Steak, Seastar and Beardslee Public House; restaurants that are known for their philanthropic achievements as well as their culinary expertise. Regularly featured in local and national media, Howie also is the author of “Passion & Palate: Recipes for a Generous Table.”