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January 12, 2017

 On Saturday, February 3, 2018 Taste of the NFL comes home to Minnesota.

27 years after the inaugural event, held at the 1992 Minnesota Super Bowl, Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose will be held on Minnesota soil again.  Stay tuned for more exciting information to be announced!

January 11, 2017

Press Contacts:

Pamela Spiegel

Brittany Graham

Ali Marszalkowski

Phone: 212-691-2800


The Band Perry to Perform at the Party with a Purpose®

Super Bowl Weekend Taste of the NFL Celebrates 26 Years of Fighting Hunger at University of Houston

(January 10, 2017) Houston, TX – Today, Taste of the NFL announced that Grammy® Award winning superstar sibling trio The Band Perry will perform at the Party with a Purpose, a ticketed event to be held on Super Bowl Eve, Saturday, February 4, 2017. The 26th Annual Party with a Purpose, a premier sanctioned NFL organization, brings together chefs, players and fans to help fight hunger. This year’s celebrity chef hosts include Richard Blais, Alex Guarnaschelli and Andrew Zimmern, who will all be in attendance to lead the culinary charge at the University of Houston.

The fun-filled evening honors two of America’s favorite pastimes—food and football, as Taste o

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October 12, 2016


Press Contacts:
Pamela Spiegel,, 212-691-2800 Marcus Braham,, 212-691-2800

Taste of the NFL Will Hold Its 26th Annual Party with a Purpose® at University of Houston

Tickets for This Super Bowl Eve Event of Food, Football and Charity Are Now on Sale

(October 11, 2016) Houston, TX – This Super Bowl Eve, Taste of the NFL—the premier Super Bowl Week fundraiser dedicated to hunger relief—will host its 26th annual party at the University of Houston. Returning to Space City for the first time since Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004, Party with a Purpose® will again hold its signature grand tasting event on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, on the University’s historic campus. The event is attended by thousands of guests, including football legends, renowned chefs and celebrity supporters. Tickets to this highly anticipated event are now on sale at

“The Univer...

October 12, 2016

You don't want to miss the 26th Annual Taste of the NFL in Houston, TX! Come join us on Saturday, February 4th 2017 at the University of Houston for a night of food, football and fun. All proceeds of the event benefit food banks in every NFL city. 

August 25, 2016

It's with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Chef Brian Uhl. The entire Taste of the NFL Family mourns one of our own. RIP Chef.

Learn more about the legacy Chef Brian Uhl left behind.

May 9, 2016

Current and former Cowboys players, top North Texas chefs, and fans came together on May 1st to help kick hunger in North Texas. What started as a small event 12 years ago has turned into a huge party of food, fun and football. Over $12 million has been raised for North Texas Food Bank. See photos and media below.

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Photos: Jeremiah Jhass

March 4, 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended, donated, help raise awareness, and supported Taste of the NFL for the past 25 years. Because of your generosity we have been able to raise over $25 million in support of hunger relief in each NFL city and Akron-Canton, home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

February 11, 2016

Chef Steve DeFillippo of Davio's and player Matt Light helped the Patriots to win the 2015-16 Kick Hunger Challenge by raising $134,362.30. The top 10 finishers include:

December 29, 2015

ICA, Intercongregation Communities Association, has been in existence for 40 years. Our clients are your neighbors who find themselves struggling to make ends meet.  Most of our clients work, but do not make enough money to cover the basic needs of their families.  We offer food, employment assistance and financial assistance.

To learn more or to get involved visit ICA here.    

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