MEND’s 2019 Green Bean Gala

Saturday, March 9th

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

The Woodland
60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood, NJ

MEND is hosting its annual spring fundraiser – The Green Bean Gala – on Saturday, March 9th, from 7-11 p.m. at The Woodland in Maplewood. The event is a cocktail reception that will feature gourmet tasting stations, specialty drinks, music and dancing, and live and silent auctions.

Named for The Green Bean, MEND’s school-bus-turned-mobile-food-pantry, funds raised will help strengthen and support a hunger relief network of 19 food pantries, and provide more fresh and healthy food in underserved communities throughout Essex County, New Jersey.

General admission is $125, and there are a variety of sponsorship and ticket levels available.

"Apple of our Eye" Sponsors

Event Committee:

Kelly Jin-Hendel, Chair

A. Jabbar Abdi

Jamie R. Anthony, Jr.

Katherine S. Cahill

Benjamin Eyler

Kendra Gathers

Frank McGehee

Marie McGehee

Dyanna Moon

Robin Peacock

Andi Rimas

Sunanda Sharma

Claire Sinclair

Brooke Tippens

Mary Trinity

Kathryn Wile

Board of Trustees:

Jamie R. Anthony, Jr., Chairman

Katherine S. Cahill, Treasurer

Brooke Tippens, Secretary

A. Jabbar Abdi

Benjamin Eyler

Karen Hartshorn Hilton

Sister Linda Klaiss

Robin Peacock

Rev. Doris Peterson

Claire Sinclair

Mary Trinity