To end out 2017, the BBQ RESCUES! Foundation was active with Social Media outreach to promote Fitness and Healthier Grilling, as well as participate other important Community Projects. We traveled from Arizona, to Palm Springs and spent Christmas Eve handing out hundreds of Holiday Salads to the Homeless on Skid Row in Los Angeles. Here are some Highlights of our Activities. Check back soon for Updates.
Chef Mick Brown made appearance at Fundraiser in Prescott, Arizona to promote Healthy Grilling and support the Fraternal Order of Eagles’ efforts to help Agape House of Prescott in their mission to serve the Homeless.
Met with Staff at historic Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center. Agreed to work on bringing “Broadway to Prescott” benefit to support local youth charities, and serve Healthy Gourmet BBQ to Supporters.
Met with staff at The Farm at South Mountain in Phoenix, Az. Along with tasting some amazing food from their Grill, we agreed to come back sometime for a workshop to teach Phoenix how to smoke the nuts from their Pecan Trees.
Talked with Executive Chefs at Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs about doing a poolside “Bikini BBQ” fundraiser. Unfortunately, the resort closed before we could make it happen.
Did healthy Spooky Grilled Shrimp Video sponsored by Luvafoodie.com. Has over 55,000 views to date.
Attended We Can Survive concert to benefit the Breast Cancer Awareness. Enjoyed Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Sam Smith, The Weekend and surprise act Rihanna.
Released iconic “BBQ and Politics Don’t Mix” Photos courtesy of Naheedence Photography.
Attended first “Dream and Brainstorm Together” workshop with expert motivational coach (and Ted Talk Speaker) Sahar Andrade in Burbank, CA.
Foundation donated services to prepare Thanksgiving Turkeys, Stuffing and Vegan Glazed Yellow Squash & Veggies for Homeless Healthcare LA Holiday Party for Staff.
Foundation answered challenge to demo Vegan Thanksgiving dishes for pop star Redfoo . and Family.
Promoted Foundation and Healthier BBQ at 2017 Island Beer and Food Fest in San Diego, CA.
Discovered Simon’s Cafe and Catering in San Diego. One of the highlights of national food tour. They do Charity and Grill Veggies!
Released the first nutritious White Asparagus Mac N Cheese video on Youtube.
Promoted LA Mission’s annual Holiday Luncheon. Hope to be invited to participate more next year.
Foundation donated nearly 300 Salads to Homeless people on Skid Row, Christmas Eve 2017. Others necessities also passed out by Lani Dapolani, founder of HBNH (Homeless But Not Helpless) Ministries and the LA Mission.