Order for One; Feed Two | The Daily Feed

Friday, July 29, 2011

Order for One; Feed Two

Posted By on July 29, 2011, 12:01 PM

  • Pin It

Table for Two (TFT) is a nonprofit organization that simultaneously tackles malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa and obesity in the United States, Japan and other developed countries. --- Beginning Monday, Aug. 1, Table for Two will partner with its first Utah restaurant: Thai Garden.

TFT partners with restaurants, corporate cafeterias and university dining halls. At restaurants, customers are given a choice of some specially selected healthy meals. When a customer chooses one of the TFT meals, 25 cents goes towards a school-meal program in Rwanda, Uganda or Ethiopia. By eating a healthy TFT meal here, you are also providing the gift of a warm school meal to a hungry child halfway across the world. "Order for one. Feed two."

Roughly one billion individuals in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition, while another billion face obesity, diabetes, and other health issues related to "over-nutrition." 

Vipada Chitratont, owner of Thai Garden, was already saving money in jars from her restaurant to help feed hungry school children in her native Thailand. Now she is eager to provide Thai Garden customers the opportunity to help hungry school kids in Africa.


Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

On Topic...

More by Ted Scheffler

  • Wine Wednesday: Longoria Wines @ BTG

    BTW Wine Bar host Rick Longoria wine pairing dinner.
    • Mar 22, 2017
  • Taste for the Space and New Brew

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 6, from noon-4 p.m. That's when Salt Lake County, Taste Utah and the Utah Restaurant Association—with help from Sysco and Fox13—host Taste for the Space at The Shops at South Town.
    • Mar 22, 2017
  • Mr. Natural

    Will Bucklin makes gnarly wines from ancient vines.
    • Mar 22, 2017
  • More »

Latest in The Daily Feed

  • Ella Mendoza

    Chatting with one of the guests for the Grid Zine Fest on April 8.
    • Mar 26, 2017
  • Trunk Flunk

    Holladay residents 'appalled' over removal of historic trees.
    • Mar 24, 2017
  • Local Releases: Visiting From Tennessee

    Brand new music from Truman Brothers, Sea Of Evenings, Constellations and more.
    • Mar 24, 2017
  • More »


Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

© 2017 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation