Homeless Shelter Silent Auction: Teak

12/2/2008 Reminder:

Don’t forget, the Silent Auction to benefit the Hoboken Homeless Shelter is tomorrow at 7pm!

10/11/2008:

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Save the date

Are you attending the 5th Annual Silent Auction to benefit the Hoboken Homeless ShelterWednesday, December 3rd from 7 to 10pm at “TEAK on the Hudson”?

Teak is located across from the PATH station and is truly one of Hoboken’s premier event spaces. The Shelter is asking for a minimum donation of $25 at the door which includes half price drinks and complimentary appetizers. Come get an early jump on your holiday shopping while supporting a great cause in our community!

Through the event, they hope to raise money for the shelter while increasing the awareness of the shelter and its benefit to the community. With that in mind, please forward this entry with family, friends and work colleagues that might be interested in supporting and learning more about the shelter.

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35 Comments on "Homeless Shelter Silent Auction: Teak"

Katie_Scarlett
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[quote comment=”121458″]Katie needs to learn to cook, first. :mrgreen:[/quote]
No, I’ll just hire a cook. Duh. 😆

jscirish27
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jscirish27
KS, charity does start at home, this weekend it was my home. Even though I have modest means I still like to try and help out those that have less . . . anyway, ’tis the season. BTW, the entrée (pasta with a pancetta marinara) will feed about 30-40 and cost only 20 bucks to make– food costing at it’s best. I’ve included the recipe for the sauce in case you want to give it a try: 2 Tbsp. Olive oil 4 Tbsp. pancetta — small dice 1 large onion — small dice 2 carrots — minced 1 Tbsp. — dried thyme (or two fresh thyme) 2 to 4 cloves of garlic — thinly sliced 1/2 cup red or white wine (optional– I didn’t use for the shelter for obvious reasons) 2 cans San Marzano Tomatoes — hand crushed 2 Tbsp. Basil — chiffonade Salt and Pepper In a heavy bottomed pot over med. high heat add olive oil and pancetta. When pancetta begins to brown and has rendered its fat add onion, lower heat, and sweat. After five to seven minutes or so (when the onion becomes translucent) add the carrots, thyme, and garlic and cook for another five minutes or so, until ingredients start to become golden (don’t burn the garlic). Season with S & P at this point. Raise heat slightly and add the wine (deglaze). Cook until the wine reduces by about 2/3 and then add the tomatoes, stirring to incorporate all the ingredients. Bring to… Read more »
mooshu
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mooshu

Katie needs to learn to cook, first. :mrgreen:

Katie_Scarlett
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[quote comment=”121436″]I know KS, I know . . . you prefer the check writing variety of charity . . . but I can’t fault you for that. I’m more like the little drummer boy and have only my skills to offer :mrgreen:[/quote]
I don’t write checks either. I believe charity starts at home, and that God helps those who help themselves and all that type of thing.

MR- Nice video, I’m still laughing.

jscirish27
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jscirish27

Would that be me and you MR or me and KS . . . I feel funny . . . I suck at quitting btw . . . 🙂

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