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Geneva's PB Kitchen Design helped raise $13K for charity

Fox Valley Food for Health benefits from Kitchen Walk event

One of the kitchens designed by PB Kitchen Design in Geneva was featured during the Fox Valley Kitchen Walk May 19. The event raised over $13,000 for local nonprofit Fox Valley Food for Health.
One of the kitchens designed by PB Kitchen Design in Geneva was featured during the Fox Valley Kitchen Walk May 19. The event raised over $13,000 for local nonprofit Fox Valley Food for Health.

GENEVA – PB Kitchen Design in Geneva raised more than $13,000 during the Fox Valley Kitchen Walk it hosted May 19, featuring some of the firm’s premier kitchen projects in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia, the company announced in a news release.

The money raised will be donated to Fox Valley Food for Health, an organization that instructs teens how to prepare healthy, organic and nutrient-filled meals for seriously ill or cancer patients, the release stated.

More than 200 guests attended the kitchen walk, which culminated with a reception at PB Kitchen Design’s showroom at 200 S. Third St., Geneva.

The funds were raised from ticket sales, online donations and a silent auction.

“Being a family-owned business, it’s important to us that we give back to organizations in our community,”
Dan McFadden, president of PB Kitchen Design, stated in the release. “We are thrilled to continue the tradition of our kitchen walk.”

For information about PB Kitchen Design, visit pbkitchendesign.com.

Fox Valley Food for Health was founded in 2012 by Mary Fremgen and Susan Leigh.

Teen chefs, working with adult mentors, learn cooking skills and increase their knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating behaviors and food safety, the release stated.

Fox Valley Food for Health has served 46,000 free meals to those who are seriously ill, relying on 200 adults and 150 teen volunteers, the release stated.

“We are thankful for the support of PB Kitchen Design and those who attended the kitchen walk,” Leigh stated in the news release. “These funds will allow us to continue to grow and serve more people in need.”

For information about Fox Valley Food for Health, visit foxvalleyfoodforhealth.org.

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