RICHMOND, Va (WRIC) — WRIC-TV 8 hosted FeedMore’s Zest Fest Gala, which featured 12 of Richmond’s top chefs, wineries and craft breweries.
Douglas H. Pick, FeedMore President and CEO, was happy for the support.
“They come,” Pick said. “Their hearts are big. Their spirits are smiling and it’s just a really special night with some great energy.”
Mikey Bourquardez, of Hardywood Park Craft Brewery said the company created a special beer.
“We partnered with FeedMore,” Bourquardez said. “One of our beers is called “Give Bach.” We actually teamed up with them and a percentage of the sales will go to them to help feed the less fortunate.”
Beth Turk, of Licking Hole Creek Brewery, represented another company willing to help raise funds.
“Being a part of Richmond and any type of community things we can do to help better Richmond, we’re definitely all about,” Turk said.
8News reporter, Jaun Conde emceed the event.
FeedMore supports feeding programs like Meals on Wheels and Kids Cafe.
Proceeds collected form Saturday’s event will go to help 205,000 people in need across central Virginia.