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Join Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger in Setting the Table  as we honor outstanding local anti-poverty leaders and celebrate the Campaign’s service to clients across the New York area. The 7th Annual Planter Awards, presented by WellCare, will be held on May 10, 2016 at Upper Story by Charlie Palmer, a premier private event destination in Manhattan’s iconic D&D Building.


The Campaign is pleased this year to honor two Planter Award honorees: Carla Hall and John Burke. Chef Carla is a celebrity restauranteur, author, and co-host of ABC’s The Chew who devotes time to charitable causes including the Pajama Program, GENYOUth, Feeding America, and DC Central Kitchen. John Burke is state president of New York at WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a long-standing supporter of the Campaign and the manager of New York State’s Medicaid and Child Health Plus programs.  Fox 5 Weekend Co-anchor Antwan Lewis will host the event.

Event Details:

May 10, 2016

6:00 – 8:30 pm

  • Premium open bar and hors d’oeuvres by Charlie Palmer
  • Dessert by Patisserie Tomoko
  • Live music and silent auction

 Venue Details:
979 Third Avenue, 14th floor
New York, NY  10022


Nancy Brown, CEO of Foodlyn
Leslie Jones, Attorney
Emily Kinney, Actress & Singer
Diana Reyna, Deputy Borough President
Richard Roberts, Red Stone Equity Partners
Douglas Stambaugh, Simon & Schuster
Andrew Steininger, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Chef Justin Warner, Author & Celebrity Chef