Reno celebrity chef, Clint Jolly, and his Great Thyme Catering Company are teaming up with the Reno Media Group and their respective radio stations to support St. Vincent’s Food Pantry, a service of Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada, for the holidays at the group’s broadcast offices, 961 Matley Lane, Monday, Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chef Clint and team will serve up steaming bowls of Smoked Ham and Heirloom Bean Soup with a hunk of savory bread from Truckee Sourdough to the first 250 people who bring non-perishable food items, warm winter wear like scarves, hats and gloves or personal hygiene items to the radio station.
“Chef Clint has shown such generosity to Catholic Charities & the St. Vincent’s Programs and we are thankful for all that he does for us,” Matt Vaughan, director of marketing and public relations for Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada, said. “He is someone that leads by example and continues to give back to this community. It is because of people like Chef Clint that we are able to feed so many people in need and ease the pain of poverty throughout northern Nevada.”
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada provided more than 500,000 direct human services to people in need in 2015, including 15,000 people per month receiving supplementary food packages consisting of a week’s worth of meals per household.
Who: Reno Media Group with Alice 96.5’s Bill and Connie In the Morning and Food Network Chopped Champion Chef Clint Jolly, local celebrities and the team from Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
What: Hot soup lunch provided to donors to the food and winter accessories collection for St. Vincent’s Food Pantry
When: Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Reno Media Group offices, 961 Matley Lane, Reno