Cutlery Charity Event at The Coastal Cupboard June 8-10

The Coastal Cupboard is hosting another one of itsrenowned semi-annual Charity Knife Sharpening Events Friday, June 8, 2012 through Sunday, June 10, 2012 at its 644-J Long Point Road location in Mt. Pleasant. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Everyone in the Charleston area is invited to get their straight-edged knives professionally sharpened for a one dollar donation per knife, with all proceeds benefiting the Lowcountry Food Bank’s Backpack Buddies program. The store is also offering free gourmet food tastings, samples from Doc Crombie’s BBQ Sauce, a charity raffle booth and more.  

“This is an event we anticipate year-round.  It’s a wonderful way to raise money for this charity, while providing a service that everyone can benefit from.” said Pitner. “This spring, we’re especially excited to give back to Backpack Buddies. It’s an amazing program that helps feed Charleston kids in need while they are at home on the weekends, so we are thrilled to support them while offering our guests a weekend full of gourmet fun.” 

Backpack Buddies provides children from food-insecure homes with weekend meals throughout the school year. At the end of each school week, each child receives a backpack filled with six nutritionally balanced meals and two healthy snacks. Every dollar donated per sharpened knife will benefit this

During the event, The Coastal Cupboard will also feature many gourmet foods for guests to taste inside the store. Guests can enter the charity raffle for a chance to win prizes such as cutting boards, cutlery sets, Coastal Cupboard cooking classes and more. Doc Crombie’s will also hand out free samples of their famous barbecue sauce and recipes.

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