BizWest will unveil the 2022 Book of Lists at a special celebration with businesses that rank at the top of their lists and who are critical to the region’s economic growth. Join us on January 20 at Grace Place in Berthoud for drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the year’s first B2B event. Sponsored by fnbo.
First Bite will distribute bundles of gift cards valued at $50 to the five elementary schools with the most families affected: Coal Creek Elementary, Louisville Elementary, Monarch K-8, Fireside Elementary, and Superior Elementary.
“Those impacted by the Marshall Fire will be dealing with their loss for months to come, and I wanted to create a way First Bite could facilitate long-term support for them,” Jessica Benjamin, owner of First Bite, said in a statement.
Gift cards will be purchased from the following First Bite Annual Partners:
- Bohemian Biergarten.
- Cafe Aion.
- Dagabi Cucina.
- Fringe: A Well Tapped Eatery.
- Oak at Fourteenth.
- Ska Street Brewstillery.
- Zucca Italian Ristorante.
Society Insurance will match the first $3,000 in donations. Two anonymous donors have committed to match an additional $3,500 in donations. Additional corporate matches can be made by contacting Sabina@firstbiteboulder.com. To track the current amount raised, visit firstbiteboulder.com/food-is-love.
In addition to the Food is Love campaign, all sales during January of A Bite of Boulder will be donated to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund. The cookbook launched in November 2020 to support restaurants through the pandemic and has raised more than $82,000 for local restaurants.