2019 Great Food Better Lives Gala- FareStart

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The 2019 Great Food Better Lives Gala is the main fundraising event for FareStart, an organization that breaks the cycle of poverty through food service, life skills and job readiness training. The Gala will take place on October 6th at the Washington State Convention Center. Join us in volunteering at the fundraising festivity of the year!

Available volunteer roles include:
-Registration: Help check in guests, register payment methods, distribute name tags and more
-Golden Raffle Ticket Sales: sell golden raffle tickets to auction guests
-Dinner Section Captain: host a section of tables at the dinner, ensuring guests have what they need to have a good time, are knowledgeable about FareStart and are bidding on items
-Live Auction Spotters: help our auctioneer identify bidding parties during the live auction
-Check Out: help guests with check out receipts and item pickup
-Event Take Down: make sure we are leaving the convention center clean and with everything we need

All roles vary in the number of volunteers needed and the shift times. Learn more by signing up! Volunteers will get dinner no matter which shift they help with.

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About FareStart


700 Virginia St, Seattle, WA 98101, US

Mission Statement

FareStart provides a community that successfully empowers men, women, and families to create new opportunities through food service training, life skills training, and job placement. FareStart is a non-profit, 501-C3 organization.


FareStart is a job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged men and women. We provide a 16 week program that includes hands on training, life skills training and job placement and readiness assistance. FareStart has been helping to transform lives for 15 years in Seattle. More than 50% of revenue is self-generated through the businesses of weekday lunch, catering, contract meal service, a cafe, and Thursday evening Guest Chef Night. More info and menus available online: www.farestart.org


Sun Oct 06, 2019
05:15 PM - 10:45 PM  


705 Pike StSeattle, WA 98101



  • Cooking / Catering
  • Event Management
  • Adult Education
  • Food Service
  • Ushering
  • People Skills


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Depends on the shift!
  • We welcome groups, please let us know how many people you would like to bring so that we can register you for the appropriate role.

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