YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City

The Welcome Project is excited to announce our

 

12th Annual YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City Celebration

 

To protect the health and safety of our staff and volunteers, our event will again be held virtually this year. Please join us on Thursday, June 3rd 2021 at 6pm for a virtual fundraiser. 

YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City is The Welcome Project’s annual fundraiser. YUM is a huge part of what makes The Welcome Project’s daily programming possible.

 

YUM 2021 will celebrate the flavors of Somerville and the Welcome Project’s transformative work with immigrant families. This isn’t just any virtual event. In addition to honoring our local immigrant run-restaurants, you’ll cook along with us and learn to make an authentic dish hosted by one of our featured restaurants. YUM will also be jam packed with information about how to support issues affecting immigrant families in your community. This year, you can show your support for the immigrant-run restaurants that make Somerville great by ordering food from them during the event. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get more involved in your community and experience the tastes of Immigrant City! 

In the meantime, please help support our YUM restaurant partners during the COVID-19 crisis:

Click here for take out from Tu Y Yo (Delivery via Grubhub, Postmates, UberEats, Seamless, Doordash)

Click here for take out from Rincon Mexicano Somerville (Delivery via UberEats)

Click here for take out from The Neigborhood Restaurant (Delivery via UberEats, Postmates, Grubhub)

Click here for take out from Masala (Delivery via UberEats, DoorDash, Grubhub, Postmates)

Click here for take out from Lotus Xpress (Delivery from restaurant, via Caviar, Postmates, Grubhub, Doordash)

Individual Sponsorship Opportunities

Individual sponsorship levels are listed below.

You can sponsor by clicking here

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Corporate Sponsors

Opal: $125
  • Your name listed on screen as an Opal Sponsor at the YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City event.

  • 1 complimentary ticket to YUM: A Taste of Immigrant celebration.

Jade: $250
  • Your name listed on screen as a Jade Sponsor at the YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City event.

  • 2 complimentary tickets to YUM: A Taste of Immigrant celebration.

Emerald: $500
  • Your name listed as an Emerald Sponsor on the invitation, on screen at the YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City event, and on our website.

  • Public acknowledgment of your support during the event.

  • 3 complimentary tickets to YUM: A Taste of Immigrant celebration.

Diamond: $1,000+
  • Your name listed as a Diamond Sponsor on the invitation, on screen at the YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City event, and on our website.

  • Public acknowledgment of your sponsorship during the event.

  • 6 complimentary tickets to YUM: A Taste of Immigrant celebration.

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Check out Pictures from YUM 2019: 

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Participating YUM Restaurants

East Somerville | 147 Broadway, Somerville MA 02145

East Somerville | 167 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

Union Square | 25 Bow Street, Somerville MA 02143

East Somerville | 99 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

Powder House Square | 858 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144

East Somerville | 76 Broadway, Somerville, MA  02145

Teele Square | 237 Holland Ave, Somerville MA 02144

Teele Square | 1127 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144

Restaurant Program Card (Participating Restaurants)

Anyone else craving authentic Ethiopian, Indian, Nepali, Mexican, Italian or Portuguese cuisine?

 

Here at The Welcome Project, we decided it was time for everyone to have the opportunity to discover (and feast at!!) our immigrant-run, partner restaurants at a discount. Our YUM card can be used at all eight participating restaurants, listed above. 

By using our YUM Card at participating restaurants, you will do three things:

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You will support local immigrant run-restaurants and the local economy.
You will support The Welcome Project, its focus on education and leadership for immigrant youth and adults, and its ongoing community partnerships. 
You will get discounts on delicious, locally-sourced food! Each time you show the YUM Restaurant Card at a participating restaurant, you receive 10% off orders of $25 or more for the full calendar year.

This year, the YUM card is FREE!

 

That means all you need to do is bring your YUM card to participating restaurants and receive 10% off orders of $25 or more. 

 

With eight delicious, immigrant-run restaurants to choose from, there is no doubt you will use our YUM Card as many times as possible.

Looking for other ways to support  Somerville's immigrant leaders?

Check out our volunteer page or make a contribution to our work!