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October 14, 2013

Diners help feed coffers of health charity

ELKHART —  Dozens of local people paid for good meals for a good cause Saturday during the second Taste of Goshen fundraiser for the Center for Healing and Hope.

Goshen restaurants Constant Spring, Dandino’s, Universal Tamal, Noodle Heads, South Side Soda Shop San Marcos, Wasabi, Olympia and The Electric Brew hosted groups Saturday afternoon.

Jessica Wicker, manager at Constant Spring, said the event is a win-win for restaurants to get their name out there while helping a good cause.

“We liked the turn out, we get to showcase what the Spring has to offer,” she said. “I think if you are a business that is actually successful and profitable, there is no reason you can’t share part of that wealth because it’s because of the community that you’re profitable in the first place.”

“I think it’s just part of building good community, helping each other out and sharing the love,” Wicker said.

According to organizers, participants were able to choose one group of restaurants at which to eat. Center for Healing and Hope Executive Director Clare Krabill said she couldn’t pick a favorite restaurant.

“I liked them all,” Krabill said, who dined at Noodle Heads, South Side Soda Shop and San Marcos. “They were all very good. They all gave us lots of food.”

The fundraiser she said isn’t just about the good meals and raising money for the center.

“We’re happy with the money that we’ll make from it but the real important thing to us is to be able to spend time with the people who donate to the center,” Krabill said. “And really have a celebration of the work we’re doing here.”

Annabelle Lerch, of Goshen, said she and her husband joined the tour not just for a meal but because they believe in the work the center does.

“We think it’s a very worthy cause and we understand how many there are that need this kind of service in our community in the first place,” she said. “We wanted to be a part of this because of the need of this.”

After the meal, participants were invited to the center, inside Plymouth United Church of Christ, for gelato and a chance to tour the center’s facilities.

According to Krabill the center, located in at 902 S. Main Street, provides medical care to people living without health insurance who live below the poverty line and sees around 3,000 people per year. For more information about the center or to donate, visit their website chhclinics.org.

 

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