Entertainment executive and philanthropist, Shanti Das in partnership with Teddy Riley and Keshia Knight Pulliam launched the holiday season for giving in a special way by hosting the 4th annual ‘No Reservations Needed’ Food Drive and Dinner BEnefiting the Atlanta Mission. The Art Institute of Atlanta supported this worthy-cause by hosting a food drive on their campus. On Tuesday, NovemBEr 24, 2015, 100+ leaders in the Atlanta community came to The Atlanta Mission to serve. Over 400+ men were treated to a day of grooming by local Atlanta barBErs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Shortly after, the special guests were served a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner prepared by volunteers and The Art Institute of Atlanta. Dinner included turkey, ham, stuffing, side dishes and sweet desserts. Big Tigger from V-103 and Derrick Boazman of WAOK broadcasted live from the event.”I am very excited to host this annual dinner. Each year, the community support continues to grow…from our sponsors to my friends/colleagues and gracious strangers who helped” stated Shanti Das, founder of ‘No Reservations Needed’ Thanksgiving Dinner.
Notables in attendance included: Teddy Riley, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Demetria McKinney, actress and recording artist, Ryan Glover of Bounce TV, Sheri Riley of GLUE, Inc., Councilman Kwanza Hall, President Myvett and faculty memBErs from The Art Institute of Atlanta, Quincy Springs of Walmart, R&B Artist Donell Jones, Dr. Raphael G Warnock, Senior Pastor of EBEnezer Baptist Church, Jasmine Crowe of BlackCelebrityGiving.com and many more.Tweet