SOURCE: Sugar & Stilettos

Sugar & Stilettos

May 15, 2013 08:00 ET

Third Annual Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale Extravaganza Benefits Local Hunger Organizations

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) -

WHAT:  
Sugar & Stilettos™, a grass roots community effort committed to feeding women and children who suffer from hunger and food insecurity, will hold The Third Annual Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale Extravaganza with all proceeds going to local hunger organizations, St. Joseph Center's Food Pantry and the Westside Food Bank.

The 2013 title of "Mr. Sugar & Stilettos" will be awarded to Paul DiMeo of ABC-TV's Extreme Makeover Home Edition. The first Mr. Sugar & Stilettos titleholder in 2011 was Comedian and Actor Richard Lewis, and the 2012 award went to Actor Steven Weber. Lewis and Weber will welcome DiMeo during this year's event.

The bake sale will feature more than 25 varieties of tantalizing treats from some of L.A.'s top professional bakers including Sweet Lady Jane, Jamaica's Cakes, Huckleberry Bakery & Café, Milo & Olive, Clementine, FarmShop, Big Man Bakes, The Cheesecake Factory, Susie Cakes, Bouchon Bakery and Marmalade Café, among others. 

Admission is free. There will be many opportunities to support the cause including a chance to bid on a pair of stilettos donated, worn and autographed by Modern Family Actress Sofia Vergara. There also will be a silent auction and exclusive offerings from more than 75 top-name retailers. Attendees can purchase raffle tickets for an opportunity to win a stunning 18 karat white gold stiletto pendant with 113 round cut diamonds courtesy of XIV Karats Ltd. Beverly Hills. 

WHEN:  
Saturday, May 18, 2013
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE:  
2306 Midvale Ave., Los Angeles, 90064 (Between Olympic & Pico; one block west of Westwood Blvd.)

WHO:
Paul DiMeo
-- TV Personality (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Second Act), 2013 Mr. Sugar & Stilettos  
Richard Lewis -- Comedian/Actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Anything But Love), 2011 Mr. Sugar & Stilettos
Steven Weber -- Actor, (WINGS, Studio 60, Leaving Las Vegas) and 2012 Mr. Sugar & Stilettos
Nanci Christopher -- Actress/Writer and Creator/Founder of Sugar & Stilettos
Robert Picardo -- Actor (Star Trek: Voyager, China Beach, The Wonder Years)
Laura Innes -- Actress (ER, The Event)

WHY:  
The need for food assistance is at an all time high. One in six local families now need help keeping food on the table which matches the nationwide food insecurity average. In the U.S. 50 million people are unsure where their next meal is coming from with women, children and minorities most impacted by food insecurity issues. 

VISUALS:

  • More than 25 varieties of baked goods for sale along with offerings from more than 75 vendors
  • Free plant give-away from Urban Farming™ for attendees to start their own food gardens (while supplies last)
  • Lulu's LemonAID Warriors will donate proceeds from selling lemonade and all things lemon
  • J.D. Luxe Fashion Truck will be on-site and will donate a portion of their proceeds to the cause
  • SnapYourself! Photo Booth -- providing fun opportunities for guests to add some "snap" to their day

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