NFL  > Detroit Lions  > Lions' Tahir Whitehead and Other NFL Players Suit up to Serve for DC's Underprivileged Youth
July 17, 2013, 12:03 PM
WHO: Moise Fokou, Vernon Davis, Muhammad Wilkerson, Torrey Smith, Lions' Tahir Whitehead, and other celebrated NFL players, along with Scott Jackson from ESPN 980 as guest Emcee, will join Chef Rob Klink and the team at Del Frisco's Grille for a special night benefiting Root 53 Foundation's Lunchbox and Backpack initiative. The foundation focuses on the overall development and well being of children growing up in highly urban areas in and around Washington DC.

WHAT: Celebrity Waiter Night offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a unique dining experience while supporting an outstanding community cause. Tickets are available at two price levels:

- $75 includes a three-course meal and choice of signature cocktail before dinner

- $200 includes a VIP pre-reception and player meet & greet, mezzanine kitchen-side seating, a premium three-course meal and open bar all night

Guests are encouraged to tip the players and a silent auction will be staged in the dining room with outstanding sponsored prizes. All of the proceeds will be donated to Root 53.

WHEN:
Sunday, July 21, 2013

6pm VIP Reception

7pm Dinner

WHERE:
Del Frisco's Grille

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20004

RSVP: Space is extremely limited for this special event; to reserve seats, purchase tickets at http://www.root53foundation.org/celebrities-at-your-service .html or contact Jane Yin at jane@jsypr.com, (310) 948-3609.

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For more information visit Del Frisco's Grille online at www.delfriscosgrille.com or call (202) 450-4686.
 
July 17, 2013  12:05 PM ET

I hope all the money goes to underprivileged youth and not into the pockets of the sponsors.

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