Third Annual Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic
MBF hosted its Third Annual Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic at Liberty National Golf Club on September 10th. Friends and supporters, including President Bill Clinton and PGA Tour Star Hunter Mahan joined Mario for a fantastic day of golf, gourmet food and fun. more info >
Inaugural MBF Honors Dinner
The Inaugural MBF Honors dinner took place on September 9th at Del Posto Ristorante, honoring President Bill Clinton. The evening featured entertainment and readings by Jimmy Fallon, Richard Ford and eighth blackbird. more info >
Busy Building Libraries
Exciting news...MBF is very proud to announce its second AND third MBF sponsored BFK libraries! The Hudson Guild library located in Chelsea at West 26th is our first after-school library focused on K-5. The library will open on July 10th just in time for summer camp sessions. The third MBF sponsored Books For Kids library will be located in the Goddard Riverside Day Care Center at 91st Street and is scheduled to open in time for the new school year in early September. Pictures and more details to follow! more info >
Grant Announcement - NYU
The Mario Batali Foundation awarded NYU a grant to fund a part-time project manager for the new and innovative instructional program called Learning Cultures. more info >
Class Is In Session!
MBF is pleased to support the continued efforts of First Star, awarding them a grant which will solidify the second year of the First Star UCLA Bruin Guardian Academy, beginning July 2012 and expansion to the University of Rhode Island. more info >
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