Did you know that one in seven adults in Pinellas County does not have access to nutritious food? As St. Petersburg Free Clinic is working toward closing that hunger gap, The Dali Museum in DTSP has stepped up in hopes to create awareness of hunger in the community and help stock the food banks. It’s truly a win-win for everyone as The Dali is one of the most favored attractions in the area and it is rather fulfilling to help your community.
How can you support?
Visitors to The Dalí now through November 2016 can donate a nonperishable food item to receive a $2 credit toward adult or senior admission to the museum.
The Dali will contribute the donations to the St. Petersburg Free Clinic and RCS Food Bank, which provide food assistance to Pinellas County residents. (Items in highest demand for the drive are canned vegetables, dried beans, canned meats, low-sodium soups, low-sugar canned fruits and other ‘pop-top’ nonperishable foods).
The partnership is tied to a special exhibition that celebrates food on view at The Dalí (From September 25-November 27, 2016 ). Ferran Adrià: The Invention of Food features legendary chef and restaurateur Ferran Adrià, who is widely known for altering the landscape of gastronomy. Ferran Adrià changed cooking in the same way Salvador Dalí changed art. The Dalí Museum’s exhibition showcases the culinary work of Adrià with breathtaking images of his creations paired with their inspirations from the natural world, creative notebooks elaborating his innovating thinking, and serve-ware designed by Adrià himself.
Interested in finding out more about the St. Petersburg Free Clinic? Check out the DowntownStPete.com feature highlighting the organization.
Feature image: 1430/ butterfly (2007), © elBulliArchive / Francesc Guillamet