North Shore Residents to Sample Local Food, Bid on Items in Support of Ending Homelessness

North Shore Area, Mass. – North Shore residents are invited to attend Family Promise North Shore Boston’s seventh annual Taste the Promise benefit on Wednesday, May 1 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Danversport. Family Promise North Shore Boston is a nonprofit organization that harnesses volunteers from across North Shore faith communities to provide temporary housing, meals, and personalized case management to children and parents experiencing homelessness. All are invited to get tickets and attend the event:

Taste the Promise: A Family Promise Benefit

Wednesday, May 1 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Danversport – 161 Elliott St.

Danvers, MA 01923

Tickets and tables are available online at, both on an individual and on a by-table basis. The fun annual tradition features samples of fine foods from many of the North Shore’s most generous restaurants, live music, and an auction including items such as vacation packages; hotel stays; tickets to Red Sox, Patriots, and Bruins games; and much more. Attendees are expected from the dozen North Shore cities and towns whose volunteers host or support families in the program: Beverly, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Marblehead, Peabody, Rockport, Salem, Swampscott, and Wenham.

The event’s presenting sponsor is Domino’s. Additional restaurant partners include Bambolina, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burtons Grill, Cheesecake Factory, Chive, Danversport, En Fuego Cocina Mexicana, Eviva Cucina, Grassy Roots, J. Cakes, Kokeshi, Koto Grill and Sushi Lounge, Maitland Mountain Farm, Mr. Crêpe, Nightshade Pop-up, Not Your Average Joe’s, Outback Steakhouse, Soall, and Treat Cakes and Confections. Additional sponsors include Beverly Bank, Beverly Rotary Club, First Church in Wenham, Johnson O’Connor, Second Congregational Church, Great Point Wealth Advisors, LEC Environmental, Temkin Financial Group, Temple B’nai Abraham, and Brian and Bonnie Woods.

“With great friends and fantastic food from generous partners in support of our work, Taste the Promise is a fun, inspiring annual reminder that the North Shore is a place where we truly care about our neighbors,” says Rachel Hand, executive director of Family Promise North Shore Boston. “We hope you can join us.”

Family Promise North Shore Boston is a nonprofit, interfaith network that provides temporary shelter, meals, hospitality, and case management for families experiencing homelessness. This is possible thanks to the participation of local faith communities, dedicated staff, and hundreds of volunteers.