Feeding South Florida, the largest Feeding AmericaÂ® food bank in the state, is giving back to its volunteers, sponsors and supporters by hosting â€œClub FSF,â€ a night of festivities highlighting the organizationâ€™s past successes and kicking off another year of continued progress in ending hunger in South Florida.Â During the evening guest had the chance to tour the Feeding South Florida facility that is currently the largest food bank in the state.
The facility distributes 35M pounds of food annually to more than 949,910 individuals that are in need of assistance. The majority of the food received is donated from growers and farmers, retail stores, government agencies, as well as many other organizations. Feeding South Florida also has outstanding programs such as, Mobile Food Pantry, BackPack Program, and Kids Count that is available to families in need.
Following an hour of sorting donated products in Feeding South Floridaâ€™s warehouse, guests enjoyed an evening of hors dâ€™oeuvres, cocktails, music and dancing, including a performance and video broadcast of the new Feeding South Florida anthem â€œCome to Me.â€ Presented by entertainment producer and educator Mike Sipe, the song will be performed by local talent and the songâ€™s co-creators DJ Andre Xavier, Jessie Malie, Alexander Star and Daniel Valencia.
For more than 25 years, Sipe, president of Mike Sipe Entertainment, Events & Productions, has been a premier South Florida entertainment producer and main man behind the scenes for some of the regionâ€™s largest events. His many talents include creating and producing original music in collaboration with acclaimed local musicians and performers. In 2012, Sipe received the prestigious Entertainer of the Year Award from NACE (National Association of Catering Executives).