Food for Thought – Kansas

Host: Tam Smith
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: Tam’s Home
Event: The host will be having a garage sale where snacks (and their recipes) and FTD educational and awareness materials will be available.

Food for Thought – Louisiana

Host: Amy O’Bryant
Date: September 26, 2016
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Amy’s Home
Event: Selling lunches with information attached about AFTD and host’s mother-in-law to local refineries.

Food for Thought – Alaska

Host: Amber Parker
Date: October 6, 2016
Time: TBD
Location: Amber’s Home
Event: Open house.

Food for Thought – California

Host: Carmie Ibarra
Date: October 8, 2016
Time: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Location: Panda Express (415 W Felicita Ave., Escondido, CA 92025)
Event: The restaurant will donate 20% of all pre-tax sales during the date listed above to AFTD when a flyer is presented. Please contact the host for a copy of the flyer.


Three members of the AFTD community, Donald Newhouse, AFTD Board member Kathy Newhouse Mele, and Daniel Hedaya, will host AFTD’s inaugural New York City benefit, Hope Rising. The evening will celebrate one of AFTD’s most generous supporters, David Zaslav, President and CEO of Discovery Communications, who will be honored with the Susan Newhouse & Si Newhouse Award of Hope. Paula Zahn will be hosting the evening, with a special performance by KellFor more details on the event, including the , and who will be in attendance, click

American Journalist and Newscaster, Paula Zahn will be hosting the event, and Tony Award Winning actress, Kelli O’Hara will be giving a special performance. For more details on the event, including who will be in attendance, click here.