IntoxiKate’s Eating for Orange Returns to Raise Awareness for Feeding Westchester

by Katie Schlientz

Let’s go orange! For the fifth year, is teaming up with Feeding Westchester and area restaurants to “Go Orange” for Hunger Action Month this September. The goal? To raise awareness about those who are food insecure in Westchester County and educate the community about ways they can help support the county’s leading nonprofit hunger-relief organization.

Starting September 1st, over 30 restaurants from Yonkers to Chappaqua to Port Chester will participate in “IntoxiKate’s Eating for Orange.” Foodies can feast on a range of orange-inspired dishes whipped up by our area’s top chefs—from seasonal staples, to gluten-free and vegetarian options, in both sweet and savory categories. For a list of participating restaurants and dishes, please visit:

IntoxiKate’s Eating for Orange was created in 2017 as a way to create awareness around ways we can all help Feeding Westchester with their many efforts. It was also a strategic, easy way restaurants could support their community.

Those hungry to help are asked to visit participating restaurants, try the orange-themed dishes, and help spread awareness by sharing their experience on social media using the following hashtags: #eatingfororange #intoxikate #feedingwestchester #hungeractionmonth

For every post tagged, Schlientz will donate $1 to the organization, up to $500. NEW THIS YEAR: Diners who participate will also be entered to win gift certificates from participating restaurants.

This year, we’re also hosting events across the county with area partners to continue to educate the public:

Saturday, September 10th: The public is invited to open skate at Westchester Skating Academy (WSA) in Elmsford from 1:30 to 3:00 PM. WSA will be donating a portion of the public skating cost to Feeding Westchester. Make sure to register in advance:

Wednesday, September 21st: Scoops for a Cause at Penny Lick Ice Cream in Hastings on Hudson from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Schlientz will be scooping ice cream to patrons along with LoHud Food & Dining Reporter Jeanne Muchnick. A portion of the sales with be donated to Feeding Westchester.

Thursday, September 27th: Join us for the IntoxiKate Cocktail Club at The Greekish in Harrison from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, where you’ll learn how to create an orange cocktail. $5 from all ticket sales will be donated to Feeding Westchester. Tickets are $35 per person and are on sale now.

All Month Long: Schlientz is partnering with One Hope Wines to raise funds for Feeding Westchester. Made from California’s finest grape growing regions, the wines give hope to the people and causes that matter most to you; 10% of every purchase is donated to Feeding Westchester. SHOP NOW

Watch Last Year’s Video by Enormous Creative

Click here to learn more ways you can get involved during Hunger Action Month!

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