Anglicare Victoria’s foodie fundraiser Second Quack is the perfect antidote for anyone who missed out dining at The Fat Duck at Crown Melbourne.
Second Quack encourages Victorians to invite one or more people to dine at their home on Saturday, March 21st and for them to raise a minimum $525 for Anglicare Victoria’s homeless program.
Unlike Heston Blumenthal, Anglicare Victoria are not known for their culinary excellence but they do make 25,000 breakfasts each year for the homeless.
More than 89,000 people were prepared to part with $525 each for the chance to experience the iconic cooking of Heston Blumenthal but only 14,000 were rewarded with that chance in the global ballot.
The idea behind Second Quack is simple. It is about bringing people together to enjoy a meal while raising money to support Victoria’s most vulnerable.
There is no set way to taking part in Second Quack. A host can organise a street party of 525 people, an intimate gathering for two or a boisterous evening with ten people – as long as each hosted dinner raises $525 for Anglicare Victoria’s Homeless Services program.
Restaurants and pubs are also taking part in the Second Quack, hosting meals for diners on Wednesday 18 March. Bouzy Rouge in Richmond, Carringbush in Collingwood, the Vineyard in St. Kilda, Mr Hobson in Port Melbourne and Manzana in Mt Eliza.
So if you missed out on The Fat Duck ballot or couldn’t afford the price tag, take part in Second Quack and support homeless people and disadvantaged families.