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Celiac disease fundraiser tonight at Chuck’s Hop Shop

Ballard teen Dominick Cura, who wrote a gluten-free cookbook for all those living with celiac disease, is hosting a fundraiser from 6-8 tonight to send 400-500 of his books to the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center to include in its gluten-free care packages that it sends to children with celiac disease.

The fundraiser is at Chuck’s Hop Shop, at NW 85th Street and 8th Avenue NW, right on the Ballard/Greenwood line.

Dominick will be raffling off a ton of prizes:

$20 Drawing Prizes

  • 2 tickets to Taproot Theatre and a $20 certificate to Razzi’s Pizzeria
  • One month of nutrition coaching from Gluten Free Roots
  • $100 gift certificate to Volterra, a bottle of wine and seasoned salt
  • 4 vouchers for Banya 5 – Urban Spa
  • 2-4 bottles of wine from Domanico Cellars
  • Gift cards to Tokara Japanese Sweets
  • $80 gift certificate to Razzi’s
  • A ‘Fantasy Birthday Party’

$5 Drawing Prizes

  • Cookies from I Love My GFF Mobile Food
  • Lunch for Two from I Love My GFF Mobile Food
  • Gift Certificate for Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza
  • Gift cards to Tokara Japanese Sweets
  • A gluten-free cake from D:floured
  • Treats from Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Bakery
  • Gift certificate to Blackbird Bakery
  • Starbucks coffee beans
  • Treats from Wheatless in Seattle
  • Copies of Dominick’s book “Eternally Gluten Free”

Prizes will be drawn at 7:45 p.m., you need not be present to win.

Urban Nomad will be there, offering a variety of gluten-free pasta dishes, and Portland’s Harvester Brewing will offer four gluten-free beers.