Women & Children's Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen will host its inaugural Dinner on the Bridge on
Friday, September 22, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is the first of its kind in Spokane and is sponsored, in part, by the City of Spokane, Parks & Recreation Department.
Friday, September 22, 2017
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The Howard Street Bridge is located within Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane, Washington. Please access the event on the north end of the bridge. There is a paved walkway on the west side of Spokane Federal Credit Union, located at 601 W. Mallon. Follow event signage, which will direct you to event check-in.
Early bird tickets through August 15, 2017 $100 per person; $200 per couple
Full price tickets August 16 to September 17, 2017 $125 per person; $250 per couple
Table arrangements will be King's Table style seating (long communal tables). All seats will be pre-assigned, and groups will be seated together. Please inform us of groupings.
For Your Comfort
Dinner on the Bridge is an outdoor event located on a paved surface. Some walking will be required over mostly level surface with no hills or stairs. Event will have overhead tenting. September is typically a beautiful time of year in Spokane and we anticipate temperate weather. The current forecast for September 22 is partly sunny skies with temperatures of 68 high/46 low. The sun sets just before 7 p.m.
Suggested attire: Dressy Casual. Please dress comfortably and prepare for cooling temperatures.
Special Dietary Requirements
Due to the nature of the event, we are unable to offer a specific vegetarian or gluten-free meal substitute. However, an assortment of vegetarian and gluten-free items will be available.
No pets, infants or other guests under age 21.
Please refrain from bringing outside food and beverages.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board requires that all attendees,
regardless of age or intent to consume alcoholic beverages, show
Photo ID/proof of age in order to be admitted into the event area. We cannot allow exceptions.
& Children's Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen is a vital
safety net that fills nutritional gaps for women and children in need
while fostering dignity and respect, both within our restaurant and in
serves nutritious restaurant-style meals three times weekly, provides
healthy meals to 24 other local nonprofit programs in our community, and
offers a weekly nutrition education class. Our partner agencies provide
services such as job training, homeless shelters, domestic violence
assistance, child care, after school programs, and support for youths.
This unique collaboration connects our most vulnerable citizens with
basic needs to improve their quality of life.
dignity, self-sufficiency and mutual respect are key components of our
services. We’re committed to helping create a strong and vibrant
community and future. Food insecurity is defined as having unreliable
access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. In
Spokane County, this problem affects at least 73,000 people – fully 15%
of our residents and about 1 out of 4 children (USDA 2013). We leverage
50 tons of donated food and 16,000 volunteer hours annually to provide
our services. We operate with a small staff of 7.5 FTEs and 150
volunteers each week.
WCFR is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax ID 91-1399742.