Saturday, April 18, 2015

ACHIEVEability operates with the belief that everyone has the ability to achieve financial stability through education and personal accountability.

Food For Thought 2015

2015 Food For ThoughtFood for Thought 2015
Saturday, April 18th
7:30-10:30 pm
(VIP Experience: 6:15-7:30 pm)
Urban Outfitters, Inc. at The Navy Yard
5000 S Broad Street, Bldg 543
Philadelphia, PA 19112

ACHIEVEability will celebrate its successes of breaking the generational cycle of poverty at the annual fundraising event, Food for Thought. This year marks the fifth consecutive year for our event, and Urban Outfitters, Inc. will once again be our gracious host at The Navy Yard. The event will feature tantalizing food prepared by more than 25 top chefs and restaurants from the Greater Philadelphia area, unique auction items, games, entertainment and live music.

  • General Ticket - $200 
  • VIP Ticket - $300 (includes early entrance to VIP Experience starting at 6:30pm, special VIP gift and reserved VIP parking)
  • Young Friends Ticket - $100 (general ticket for guests 35 and younger)

More than 25 chefs and restaurants will be featured at Food for Thought 2015, including a mix of newcomers and popular returning chefs. Committed chefs and restaurants, who will serve delectable tasting portions of their signature dishes include: Joey Baldino of Zeppoli, Scott Calhoun of Lo Spiedo, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Garces Trading Company, Indeblue Restaurant & Bar, Josh Lawler of The Farm and Fisherman, Chip Roman of Blackfish, Marcie Turney of Barbuzzo, Peter Woolsey and Kenneth Bush of Bistrot La Minette, and Yards Brewing Company, just to name a few. For the entire list, please visit our Featured Chefs and Restaurants page.

This "party with a purpose" attracts prominent corporate sponsors, vendors and individuals who are committed to helping support ACHIEVEabilty build stronger families and communities in the Greater Philadelphia region. Food for Thought 2014 raised nearly $270,000 in gross revenue with more than half of the proceeds being generated from the support of 32 sponsors. We are expecting more than 30 sponsors and 600 guests in attendance at this year's event, including many local area industry leaders, politicians and dignitaries. Please consider supporting Food for Thought as a sponsor, helping our families and community create a better future. For the current list of sponsors, please visit our Meet Our Sponsors page.

Tickets for the event are now on sale. Please consider joining our event as a Self-Sufficiency Champion and help us break attendance records for Food for Thought 2015. Simply ask your family, friends, business colleagues and fellow “foodies” to purchase tickets for our event at the stunning Urban Outfitters venue. For every six (6) tickets you help to sell, you will earn one (1) entry into the post-event drawing for a $200 gift certificate to one of our featured restaurants and you will be recognized on the website and event materials. Create some buzz for this party with a purpose…help break attendance records…become a Self-Sufficiency Champion! Here is a listing of our current Self-Sufficiency Champions.

Stay tuned for more information including additional chefs/restaurants and sponsors. Should you have any questions please contact Events Manager Brian Hoskins at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 215-748-8814.






Food For Thought 2013