Feeding Matters’ Annual Community Luncheon

Posted By on October 5, 2018

The Event: Feeding Matters’ Annual Community Luncheon

The Cause: Feeding Matters

Mission or program funded:Founded in 2006, Feeding Matters is the first organization in the world devoted to accelerating identification, igniting research, promoting collaborative care, and encouraging awareness and understanding for pediatric feeding disorders.

Chair/Co-Chairs: Amy and Patrick Armstrong

Top Tier Sponsors: Arizona Community Foundation, Lerner & Rowe Gives Back, Mercy Care, Miracle Mile Deli, and Shamrock Farms

Date held: September 25th, 2018

Venue: Arizona Biltmore

Quote: “There is plenty of research that suggests nutrition is the foundation for growth and development. Yet, today, pediatric feeding disorders are a silent issue, says Feeding Matters President and CEO Chris Linn. “The time and generosity of our supporters, partners, and donors will help Feeding Matters give a voice to the more than 2.3 million children under the age of five in the United States who experience severe pediatric feeding disorders.”

Dollars raised: More than $290,000

Notable moment: Additionally, the Dorrance Family Foundation has provided a dollar-for-dollar match challenge for the first $50,000 raised. 

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