Bowling to Fight Hunger

Sawgrass Lanes - Tamarac - August 12, 2017
Raised $104,048
Goal $125,000
83% 83% Complete

2016 Raised over $130,000

DATE: Saturday August 12th, 2017
TIME: Registration: 12:00pm-1:00pm  |  Event: 1:00pm- 4:00pm
LOCATION: Sawgrass Lanes
8501 N University Drive
Tamarac, FL 33321

2015 and 2016 Events Sold Out.

Your participation makes a direct impact in the lives of Broward County residents living with chronic and critical illnesses including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and HIV.


  1. Register as a Virtual Bowler, a Bowler or a Team Captain.
  2. Team Captains can register their team of 5 Bowlers.
  3. Invest in a Sponsorship Opportunity that range from $500 to $10,000
  4. Once registered, create your personal fundraiser and invite others to support your efforts. Remember, there are cool prizes for individuals and groups that raise the most money.
  5. Donate raffle and/or silent auction prizes (last year this effort raised over $12,000 for the event).
  6. Host a Launch Party or an event for a team at your business, restaurant or bar.
  7. Spread the word about Bowling To Fight Hunger across your social media profiles by liking and posting the event's Facebook page.
  8. Become an event volunteer - call Tania at (954) 561-3663 ext. 120


The Poverello Center, Inc., was originally founded in 1987 by Father Bill Collins to feed people who at the time, were dying in large numbers from complications from AIDS. Today, Poverello continues providing food as medicine to people with HIV who are living with the virus as a chronic condition, but also provides food as medicine to people with Cardiac and Kidney problems as well as those with glycemic disorders, Cancer or other Critical/Chronic illnesses. Each year nearly 3,000 families needing support come to the Poverello Center, Inc. to select medically appropriate grocery items from our specialized menus.

As one of the only consumer choice, medically tailored grocery pantry’s in the country, Poverello also makes available without charge, medical nutrition therapy, wellness services and linkage into care services for people who have fallen out of primary medical care.

At our Live Well Center, Any person with HIV in the community may access our full service gym, chiropractic services, acupuncture or massage free of charge. The idea is to provide a safe, accepting place for people to receive support and health services. Persons in the community who have clothing or household item needs and receive services from us are provided for from items donated by the community to our thrift store.

In addition to the Poverello Food Pantry the Center offers:
  • Full Service Gym
  • Onsite Nutritionist
  • Reiki 
  • Barber services
  • Smoking Cessation Class
  • Massage
  • Chiropractic
  • Acupuncture
  • Cooking Classes
  • Mental Health Classes

100% of the funds raised from the Bowling to Fight Hunger event will benefit Poverello’s clients by providing these lifesaving health and nutritional services.

100% of the funds raised from the Bowling to Fight Hunger event will benefit Poverello’s clients by providing these lifesaving health and nutritional services.




Poverello Center
Kevin Clevenger
Events and Fundraising Coordinator
954-561-3663 Ext 106

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