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The 7th Annual Captain's Table VIP Reception Benefits Let Us Eat, Please INC.

Updated: Feb 23, 2022

Every year the Community Food Bank of New Jersey - Southern Branch hosts a Captains Table VIP Reception at the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show, and benefits their member charity Let Us Eat, Please, Inc.

3 Facts you should know:

  • The #1in6 plates are to educate attendees that 1 in 6 children in our area regularly go hungry. This statistic used to be 1 in 5, however due to the efforts of organizations such as Let Us Eat Please and the CFBNJ who work hard to identify and connect with said students and their families.

  • The chefs in front of the boat are all volunteers who work the event (and whose restaurants donate the food.)

  • The mugs were made by students in Egg Harbor City and Galloway Schools to raise money for the cause. I love the “kids feeding kids” aspect of their projects. This year, they plan to make coasters.

WHO: The 7th Annual Captian's Table VIP Reception

WHERE: The Progressive Boat Show at the Atlantic City Convention Center

WHEN: Thursday March 3rd 2022 6-8pm


Here's the official press release below:

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (February 1, 2022) - The Community Food Bank of New Jersey- Southern Branch, along with its member charity, Let Us Eat, Please, Inc., is once again hosting the Captain’s Table Reception at the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show. The evening of delicious food, cocktails, and a lavish array of desserts will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Thursday, March 3rd, 2022 from 6-8pm. More than 20 local top chefs from across Southern New Jersey will be serving guests their most popular dishes. While guests enjoy sampling signature menu items from some of the area’s most popular restaurants, they will also enjoy tastings of fine spirits from area wineries, breweries and distilleries. Live entertainment will also be provided at the event which is one of South Jersey’s most unique and fun nights of the year!

The VIP Reception tickets will include entrance to this year’s boat show all day on March 3, where guests can see and climb aboard more than 450 boats for every budget and lifestyle, including luxury motor and sailing yachts, sport fishers, performance boats and personal watercraft. The show will feature eight-and-a-half football fields of the newest boats on the market.

All proceeds will be equally shared by the Community Food Bank of New Jersey- Southern Branch and Let Us Eat, Please, Inc., to support local hunger relief efforts. It’s a great way to indulge in a night of cruise-worthy celebration and give back to a wonderful cause.

The Captain’s Table will also offer guests:

  • Performances from Egg Harbor Township High School’s Jazz Band

  • Hand-crafted coasters created by Egg Harbor City and Galloway Township school students that can be purchased to benefit the cause

Tickets are $125 per person, which includes admission to the Progressive Insurance NY Boat Show on March 3. To purchase a sponsorship or tickets, please visit


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