Volkswagen of Ann Arbor Co-Sponsors Grillin’ for Food Gatherers

Ann Arbor residents can serve hungry families in Washtenaw County by attending the Grillin’ for Food Gatherers event on June 9.

The 24th annual Grillin’ for Food Gatherers event will be held this year on Sunday, June 9, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Volkswagen of Ann Arbor joins a long list of sponsors as the official “Chili Pepper Friend” of the event.

Proceeds from the Grillin’ event will allow the organization, Food Gatherers, to distribute over 5.75 million pounds of food this year to 150 non-profit organizations in the Washtenaw County, to serve hungry families and children.

Tickets are $50 for adults and $10 for kids (ages 3-13) in advance. At the door, tickets for adults are $60 and $10 for children. Kids under 3 eat free. A portion of all tickets are tax-deductible. Tickets can be ordered in advance by calling (734) 761-2796; they are also available at several outlets, including Zingerman’s Deli, Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Zingerman’s Roadhouse, Saline and Dexter Picture Frame Co., and Beezy’s Café.

The Grillin’ event will feature grilled gourmet sausages, chicken, and corn, as well as vegetarian options. Also included are salads, side dishes, and delicious desserts. In addition, guests can participate in a food-inspired silent auction, as well as a raffle. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum will host a number of events for children, and Body Wisdom Massage will offer complimentary, relaxing massages. Guests can also enjoy cash beer and wine.

The event will feature live music from a number of performance groups and solo artists, including the Ben Daniels Band, Chris Dupont, and George Bedard and the Kingpins.

For more information on the Grillin’ for Food Gatherers Picnic with a Purpose, Ann Arbor residents can visit or contact the Chili Pepper Friend, Volkswagen of Ann Arbor, by visiting the dealership’s website,

About Volkswagen of Ann Arbor
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