Pastiche Announces “Philanthropy with Phlavor”

pastiche.jpgOnce again this year, June will be “Philanthropy with Phlavor” month at Pastiche Modern Eatery, 3025 N. Campbell Ave. When you dine at Pastiche, during June, you may designate 5% of your check (before tax, gratuity, or discounts) as a donation to the Community Food Bank.

So plan to dine at Pastiche during the month of June and help support the Community Food Bank. Please check with Pastiche for details of “Philanthropy with Phlavor” at (520) 325-3333 or on line at

Amado Food Bank Announces Open House


The Amado Food Bank is pleased to announce an open house celebrating the second phase of construction on the Food Bank building.  The open house will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 9:00 AM.  The Amado Food Bank is located at 28720 South Nogales Highway.  The public is welcome. 

Speakers at the Amado Food Bank open house will include Sharon Bronson from the Pima County Board of Supervisors and Margaret Piel, former President of the Amado Food Bank Board of Directors.

The new structure is part of an ongoing project.  Phase one of the 2,000 square feet was completed in May 2001 and this second phase of 4,000 square feet was completed in May 2007.  Funding for the Amado building came from a variety of sources including 2004 Pima County Bonds, Phelps Dodge, the Wolslager Foundation and the USDA Rural Development dollars.

The Amado Food Bank serves the Amado and Lakewood, Arizona areas as well as a small portion of Santa Cruise County to Tumacocari.  The Amado Food Bank is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Thursday the hours are 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 

For further information contact Mildred Lopez Feliciano, Amado Food Bank Branch Manager at (520) 398-2942 or Jack Parris at (520) 622-0525 x 215.

The CFB Announces the “Drive Away Hunger” Car Raffle

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Tucson:  The Community Food Bank announces the 2007 “Drive Away Hunger” car raffle.  Over $100,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded.    

Not one, not two, but three Toyota Hybrid cars will be raffled off in this event.  First prize is a Toyota Highlander Hybrid, second prize is a Toyota Camry Hybrid and third prize is a Toyota Prius Hybrid.  Fourth place prize will be $10,000, plus there are 15 cash prizes ranging from $100 to $5,000.

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Raffle tickets are $50 each or three for $100.  The Grand prize drawing will be August 15, 2007.  A special Early-Bird drawing will be held on July 20, 2007 for a chance to win one of the five $1,000 cash prizes.  Early-Bird winners will remain eligible for all other prizes.  A minimum number of tickets will be sold. 

“The “Drive Away Hunger” raffle is an affordable way for anyone to help a local family in need, and have a chance to win a new car or cash prize,” remarked Bill Carnegie, President and CEO of the Community Food Bank.

A comprehensive list of all raffle rules and eligibility for the “Drive Away Hunger” raffle are available here or by calling (520) 622-0525 x 492.  Entries must be received by August 14, 2007 at 4:00 PM.

The Community Food Bank has partnered with Precision Toyota and the Tucson Newspapers – Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen for the “Drive Away Hunger” raffle.

Net proceeds benefit the Community Food Bank and will be used to help hungry people in Southern Arizona.

For Further information contact Jack Parris at (520) 622-0525 x 215 click here.

Professional Advisory Council

Bill Burk  
Burk, Hall & Co., LLC
5656 E. Grant Rd., Ste. 300 
Tucson, AZ 85712 

Benjamin J. Burnside  
Bogutz & Gordon, P.C. 
3503 N. Campbell Avenue., Ste. 101
Tucson, AZ 85719

Donald Butler II, CPA
Kleinhans, Lashbrook & Butler PLLC 4534 E. Camp Lowell Drive
Tucson, AZ 85712 

Laura Sundt Eberly
Vice President/Financial Advisor 
Merrill Lynch Co 
5210 E. Williams Circle, Ste. 900 
Tucson, AZ 85711 

Patricia F. Raskob, EA, CFP, ATA
Raskob Kambourian Financial Advisors
4100 N. 1st Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85719 

Kay Richter, Attorney 
Law Offices of Kay Richter 
3615 N. Prince Village Place, Ste. 101
Tucson, AZ 85719 

Donald F. Romano
Greater Arizona Regional Manager
Wells Fargo Wealth Management Group
2195 E. River Road, Ste. 201 
Tucson, AZ 85718 

Jeremy Sohn
Snell & Wilmer, LLP 
1 South Church Avenue, Ste. 1500 
Tucson, AZ 85701 

David West  
West, Christoffel & Zickerman, PLLC 2870 N. Swan Road, Ste. 100 
Tucson, AZ 85712 

Jill D. Wiley 
Waterfall Economidis Caldwell Hanshaw & Villamana PC. 
5210 E. Williams Circle, Ste. 800 
Tucson, AZ 85711 

2007 Drive-Away Hunger Raffle Rules

Raffle Ticket Sales
A maximum of 12,000 raffle tickets will be sold at $50.00 each. Any entrant paying $100.00 will receive two raffle tickets, plus one bonus raffle ticket. Raffle tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 520-622-0525, by mail at Community Food Bank, P.O. Box 26727, Tucson, AZ 85726-6727, or at the offices of the Community Food Bank, 3003 South Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713 during regular business hours. 

All prizes will be awarded in accordance with raffle rules. Winners of vehicle prizes must choose the vehicle or the cash option within five (05) business days of the raffle drawing. All other prizes are cash.  The fourth prize is $10,000, fifth $5,000, sixth $2,500, seventh $1,000, eighth $750, ninth and tenth $500, and eleventh through nineteen $100. In addition, an early bird drawing will take place on July 21, 2007  at 10:00 am for five $1,000 cash prizes. To be eligible for the Early Bird Drawing, tickets must be purchased by July 20, 2007. Winners of the Early Bird drawing will remain eligible for all other prizes. The final prize drawing will take place on September 28, 2007 at 9:00 AM. All entries must be received by September 26, 2007 at 4:00 PM. All prizes will be drawn at the Community Food Bank, 3003 South Country Club Road, Tucson, Arizona 85713.

Group Entries
Any number of people can join in the purchase of a raffle ticket. Participants in a group entry must identify a single person as the individual to whom a prize would be awarded by the Community Food Bank and that person’s name must be listed as the entrant on the ticket(s). It is the sole responsibility of the participants in the group entry to allocate any prize.

Eligibility and Other information
Persons must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a raffle ticket.  Winners assume all liability for fees, local, state, or federal taxes. Approximate amounts will be withheld for state and federal taxes from the cash prizes in accordance with State of Arizona and Federal Internal Revenue Service guidelines. Winners of vehicles will be required to pay federal and state income tax at delivery. No warranties, expressed or implied, are made or offered by the Community Food Bank.

Board members and employees of the Community Food Bank and their immediate families are ineligible to participate in the raffle.

Entrants need not be present to win, and all winners will be listed on the Community Food Bank’s website, immediately following the raffle drawing. 

A minimum 5,000 raffle tickets must be sold by September21, 2007, for the full raffle to take place. If the minimum number of tickets is not sold, the prizes of lesser value will be removed from the drawing ensuring top prizes will be awarded, until 50% of the net proceeds are distributed.

The Community Food Bank reserves the right to publish the names of all winners.
Raffle ticket purchases are NOT charitable contributions.

Demonstration Garden Spotlighted!

All this month the Community Food Bank is featured on the Tucson Home and Garden Spot’s monthly spotlight.

And the CFB be a permanent link in their “Donate and Recycle” section.

Office space for rent!

There is office space for rent to a non-profit in the 



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American Idol Campaign

idol2501.jpgThe FOX network’s hit show American Idol helps raise awareness about hunger. America’s Second Harvest, the national food bank network of which the Community Food Bank is a member, has been identified as a future recipient of funds raised through Idol Gives Back. These funds help America’s Second Harvest provide food and funds to partner food banks across the nation.

Should you choose to donate locally, all of your funds will go to work right here in Southern Arizona!

The Community Food Bank provides enough food for over 32,000 meals in Southern Arizona every day. These meals go to children, families, senior citizens, the homeless, people suffering from illness, people fleeing abuse and anyone else who needs them. Please consider making a gift to the Community Food Bank today. Every $1 you give enables us to distribute $10 worth of food.

Donate to the Community Food Bank now!