frequently asked questions
What time does it start/end?
You can pick up your tote bag(s) between 5:00-7:00 pm. There will be alcoholic beverage trucks onsite if you wish to purchase separately before you go home to enjoy Farm to Table To-Go!
What do I wear?
Normally, business casual or cocktail attire is appropriate. This year, anything goes ;)
How do I get there?
The event is located at the Gateway Center (1 Gateway Drive, in Collinsville, IL). We will be handing out tote bags near the front entrance.
Do I need a paper ticket to get my tote bag?
No paper tickets are necessary, as we use an electronic registration system to check in guests by name. If you have purchased tickets for multiple people, please contact to let us know the names of the guests that will also be picking up tote bags.
How do I pay if I win a silent auction item or want to make a donation?
Credit card is the preferred method of payment, we will also be able to accept cards during pick-up.
Can tickets be purchased at the door?
This is still a work in progress, please contact to confirm closer to the event.
Do you need to be 21 to participate?
Normally, our in-person event includes wine, liquor and beer tastings so all guests must be 21. This year, due to the to-go format, our tote bags will not include alcoholic beverages so anyone can purchase!
How do I see what items will be included in the silent auction?
Check out the auction page of our website a little closer to the event for a link to view all of the packages.
I have a friend that wants to support the event, but can't make it that night. What can he/she do?
General donations can be made by calling 618.288.2390 and referencing Farm to Table Metro East.
Will I get a receipt for my tax records?
An email confirmation of donation may be used as a receipt for online donations, including ticket sales and auction items.
How will my donation be used?
Farm to Table donations will support the mission of the American Cancer Society by funding research, providing public education about prevention and early detection, advocating for cancer policies and federal, state and local legislation, and providing patient services such as rides to treatment, free lodging, emotional support and much more.
I purchased tickets, but cannot attend anymore. Can I get a refund?
Unfortunately, all sales are final.