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West Park Food Hall

A project in Providence, RI by Eat Drink RI

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Development of a Providence-based Food Hall in the Smith Hill neighborhood
Backers: 604
Average Pledge Per Backer: $205

Funded: $123,656 of $119,000
Dates: Oct 16th -> Nov 15th (31 days)
Project By: Eat Drink RI
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Latest News

Organizer Calls for Documentation of $100K Fundraised by Dadekian for West Park Food Hall

March 11th - via:
Katie Kleyla, an organizer in the development of the proposed West Park Food Hall in Providence, is raising concerns and asking for accountability of more than $100,000 that was raised from the community and under the control of David Dadekian of East Drink RI. Questions emerged last week about the project that was kicked off by Dadekian and Kleyla in 2017 and raised more than $123,000 via a Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Thank you, still rewards if you'd like them

November 15th - via:
As you may have seen, we hit our funding goal last evening! We can't say thank you enough to everyone who backed this project and got us to this point. We'll have some more words once we cross the noon project end time. In the meantime, there are... (Read More)

Almost there!

November 13th - via:
We had a great weekend and the pledge match from Amanda & Jeremy Isenberg was a huge help in driving us forward. Today our project was named a "Project We Love" by Kickstarter and the pledges keep rolling in. There's less than 2 days to go and... (Read More)

National News on the Rise and Popularity of Food Halls!

November 10th - via:
If anyone was listening to Marketplace on NPR yesterday they heard a four minute story all about the growth of Food Halls across America, their success and the reasons why they are so popular. Here's the story:... (Read More)

All pledges will be doubled through this Sunday!

November 8th - via:
We're thrilled to announce that because of the generosity of Amanda & Jeremy Isenberg, all pledges will be matched from now through Sunday! Please take advantage of this opportunity to double your impact! HUGE thank you to Amanda &... (Read More)

Bake Sale on Sunday, Please Keep Spreading the Word!

November 2nd - via:
We've hit 20% with just under two weeks to go, so please keep spreading the word and letting EVERYONE know about this campaign. Please remember Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing funding source so we really need to get to $119K to make sure that all of... (Read More)

Draft Food Hall floor plan

October 30th - via:
Hello and thank you for the continue support of our Kickstarter. We've seen or spoken to many of you who've backed the campaign so far and appreciate your support. Many of the pledges have come in as Guest, so after success on the 15th we'll love to... (Read More)

Thank you, we've still got a ways to go!

October 26th - via:
Thank you again to everyone who has backed our campaign so far. We've stalled a bit around 13% funded, but still have plenty of time to go. Thanks to RI Travel for their post: And... (Read More)

On our way, please share!

October 21st - via:
Hello and thank you to everyone who has backed our campaign so far. We're just over five days in and just over 10% funded. We've been doing the media rounds including a post from RI Monthly:... (Read More)

The Dish: Help Bring the West Park Food Hall to Life

October 19th - via:
The West Park Food Hall aims to be a central location where groups can meet for meals and enjoy choices from a variety of vendors. Communal seating will bring the community together over locally harvested and prepared foods. Patrons will support local farms and producers while helping small businesses thrive in the Ocean State. (Read More)

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