Needless to say, it's been quite a year for everything from school to sports to business. There were times this spring that we never thought we'd be able to pull off even one Food for Tots this year, but thanks to the hard work and can-do attitude from the Friends of Jack Foundation, we adapted.

In April and May, we morphed Food for Tots into Food for Docs, feeding the healthcare workers that were putting themselves in harm's way on the frontline during the peak of the quarantine.

In June, as restaurants slowly recovered, we pivoted to Take Out for Tots and partnered with some of the SouthCoast's most popular restaurants.

In July, Food for Tots returned to its original form. We partnered with five of our favorite SouthCoast restaurants who all agreed to donate 10 percent of their sales.

All day today, we wrap up our Food for Tots season. We couldn't be more grateful to all of our participating restaurants. During a time when most restaurants are struggling to stay afloat, our Food for Tots restaurants' generosity is humbling.

Inner Bay Café, Frontera Grill and On The Go Mattapoisett will be donating 10 percent of their sales. All you need to do is eat at any of these restaurants, and a portion of your bill will automatically be donated to the Friends of Jack Foundation.

The Friends of Jack is dedicated to making world-class healthcare as accessible as possible to children living here on the SouthCoast. They will be hosting a series of socially distant dinner parties at the Bay Club in Mattapoisett in September. The parties have been completely funded by an anonymous donor, allowing 100 percent of the ticket sales to go to the charity.

The September 11 dinner party at the Bay Club will have a throwback theme. I'll be there playing Back in the Day Café hits from the '80s and '90s. Tickets are available by clicking the blue button below.

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