The Naked BeansGiving, a holiday-themed event benefiting The Food Bank NWLA, The Renzi Center, Pet Savers, Robinson Rescue and TSR Baby Momma, will be held at the Naked Bean Cafe on Wednesday, November 27, from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Live music will be provided by Christina Kilpatrick, Kern Courtney, Daniel Dawson, Ian Quiet and Mike Bryant, with Eric Gipson as emcee.A silent auction will feature abstract works by Shreveport artist Tracy Prator. Thanksgiving fare with a Cajun twist, plus deserts and specialty coffees, will be be provided by the Naked Bean's barista and culinary specialist Dawn Gipson.
Instead of paid admission, patrons are asked to bring the following items: clothing, shoes, blankets, gloves, household items, pillows, bath towels, soaps, toiletries and non-perishable food items.
Event sponsors are Pam and Dwain Hairsten, Hummer & Sons, Delta Wave Massage, Delta 9 Graphics, STIR, Nell Moore, Elene Wilson, Laney Wheeler, Jelks Coffee and Akido of Shreveport.
The Naked Bean is located at 451 Kings Highway in Shreveport. For information call (318) 864-2999.