Chelsea Piers on West 23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York City, New York

The Food Bank For NYC is having their annual fundraising dinner (Can-Do Awards Dinner) on April 23 at Abigail Kirsch’s Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on 23rd and plans to honor the folks who have helped champion their cause to end hunger. With guest MC Stanley Tucci, this year’s honorees are: The Edge, Jimmy Fallon, Credit Suisse, Southern Wine & Spirits of America and Time Out New York. Celebs scheduled to attend include Mario Batali, Michael Stipe, Helena Christensen, Christy Turlington, Ed Burns, Steve Shirripa and John Ventimiglia. President Bill Clinton will be the Honorary Dinner Chair.

For more info on all the live music, auctions, raffles and entertainment we have scheduled, visit If you’d like to know more about our organization, check us out at

Food Bank helps distribute 250,000 free meals a day in New York every year, and is always on the look for those wishing to help accomplish their mission. They have produced two call-to-action promo spots, “The Widening Divide” featuring Charlize Theron, Mike Myers, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and The Edge along with “What’s Your Excuse?” featuring Stanley Tucci, Jimmy Fallon, Helena Christensen, Thom Filicia and Fab 5 Freddy.

What’s Your Excuse? -
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Added by wiredset on April 6, 2007

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