Feeding Matters Hosts 4th Annual Luncheon

Almost 1,000 attend event to raise awareness about pediatric feeding disorders.

The 975 guests at the fourth annual Feeding Matters community luncheon Sept. 28 raised more than $265,000. The funds will be used to support the organization’s mission of creating a world in which children with pediatric feeding disorders will thrive.

The free event raises awareness about pediatric feeding disorders and the critical work of Feeding Matters through firsthand stories from individuals and families served. Amanda and Darin Proszek shared how Feeding Matters is supporting their family as their son Noah, age 2, struggles with pediatric feeding disorder. Ed Knight, JD, explained how his feeding disorder has affected his life, both personally and professionally.

Additional speakers for the luncheon included co-chairs Judy and Bill Schubert, Representative Heather Carter, CEO Chris Linn and founder Sharon Goldwater.

Jaburg Wilk was the presenting sponsor. Generous donors made it possible to offer a $100,000 matching gift at the event from Jacquie and Bennett Dorrance, Shannon and Bob Goldwater, The Ingebritson Family Foundation, Linda and Bill Langer, and Judy and Bill Schubert.

PHOTOS COURTESY FEEDING MATTERS

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Evan Van Wagenen and Sherry Milia

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Co-chair Judy Schubert, Trisha Stuart and Linda Langer

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Sentari Minor, Tiffany House and Craig Willis

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Lisa Barnes, Philip Calihan and Robyn Calihan

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Lara Cole, Laurel Pendle and Alison McGowan

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Representative Heather Carter

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ABC 15’s Fay Fredricks

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Ed Knight

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Amanda and Darin Proszek

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Feeding Matters CEO Chris Linn and Joan Lowell

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Brigid Ragland, Gerda Weissmann Klein and Shannon Goldwater, Feeding Matters founder

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Bob, Megan and Shannon Goldwater 

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