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Tony Dungy Named Honorary Chair

In addition to the excitement of the unique location for this year’s event, Taste of the NFL leaders are proud to announce that Tony Dungy will serve as the effort’s National Honorary Chair. Dungy is beloved throughout the region - most notably as the head coach of the 2006-07 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts. Since his retirement as coach in 2009, Dungy has served as an analyst on NBC’s Sunday Night Football pregame show, as well as authored several best-selling books in recent years.

 “I’ve admired the efforts of Taste of the NFL for many years and their relentless effort to kick hunger across our country,” says Dungy. “The significance of this year is monumental – more people than ever are relying on hunger relief organizations. Plus, to host this premier event within the walls of a food bank is sure to make a lasting impression on its guests.” “Tony is known nationally for his strengths and ethics off the field, just as much as for them on the field,” says Wayne Kostroski, founder of Taste of the NFL. “We admire his conviction for community giving and are proud to have him leading our team this year in the fight to end hunger.” ...

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Tony Dungy Named Honorary Chair

In addition to the excitement of the unique location for this year’s event, Taste of the NFL leaders are proud to announce that Tony Dungy will serve as the effort’s National Honorary Chair. Dungy is beloved throughout the region - most notably as the head coach of the 2006-07 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts. Since his retirement as coach in 2009, Dungy has served as an analyst on NBC’s Sunday Night Football pregame show, as well as authored several best-selling books in recent years.

 “I’ve admired the efforts of Taste of the NFL for many years and their relentless effort to kick hunger across our country,” says Dungy. “The significance of this year is monumental – more people than ever are relying on hunger relief organizations. Plus, to host this premier event within the walls of a food bank is sure to make a lasting impression on its guests.” “Tony is known nationally for his strengths and ethics off the field, just as much as for them on the field,” says Wayne Kostroski, founder of Taste of the NFL. “We admire his conviction for community giving and are proud to have him leading our team this year in the fight to end hunger.”



You can tune in to Michele Tafoya's Show on WCCO-AM Radio every Monday around 4:10 pm to hear from Tony Dungy, Taste of the NFL's 2011-12 Honorary Chair.

Listen to the August 22nd show now >>.

Join Kick Hunger Challenge®

For those people who are unable to attend Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis this year, Taste of the NFL offers other ways in which to support their hunger relief efforts. One of the easiest, most universal ways to get involved is through the Kick Hunger Challenge®. NFL fans (and non-fans alike!) are encouraged to support their favorite NFL team all year long by making a donation in that team's name.  Take the Kick Hunger Challenge® now...

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Join Kick Hunger Challenge®

For those people who are unable to attend Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis this year, Taste of the NFL offers other ways in which to support their hunger relief efforts. One of the easiest, most universal ways to get involved is through the Kick Hunger Challenge®. NFL fans (and non-fans alike!) are encouraged to support their favorite NFL team all year long by making a donation in that team's name.  Take the Kick Hunger Challenge® now.

Taste of the NFL Brings Annual Super Bowl Fundraiser to Indianapolis

Taste of the NFL, a non-profit organization dedicated to kicking hunger in America for more than 20years, will bring its annual fundraiser to Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012—the eve of Super Bowl XLVI. The strolling food and wine event, appropriately dubbed “The Party with a Purpose,®” will take place at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, the first time in history the event will be held at a food bank location. ...

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Taste of the NFL Brings Annual Super Bowl Fundraiser to Indianapolis

Taste of the NFL, a non-profit organization dedicated to kicking hunger in America for more than 20years, will bring its annual fundraiser to Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012—the eve of Super Bowl XLVI. The strolling food and wine event, appropriately dubbed “The Party with a Purpose,®” will take place at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, the first time in history the event will be held at a food bank location.

Gleaners, one of the largest food banks in the U.S., was chosen as the site for this year’s event. For one evening, a portion of the food bank’s nearly 300,000 square-foot warehouse will be transformed to host the Taste of the NFL event—giving thousands of guests the opportunity to see firsthand the important role of a food bank within a community, while experiencing one of Super Bowl’s premier events.

“We’re proud to partner with the Taste of the NFL as the host of the event in Indianapolis,” said Cindy Hubert, President/CEO of Gleaners Food Bank. “It’s a unique opportunity to welcome guests to our facility and allow them to learn more about hunger in our community and beyond.”