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Collaboratory Supports PubCorps Through Meal Packing Event and PubCorps Pale Ale

March 3, 2020

Collaboratory Supports PubCorps Through Meal Packing Event and PubCorps Pale Ale


March 3, 2020

Volunteers Needed to Pack 100K Meals for Hungry Children & Their Families on March 15

Asheville, N.C. (March 3, 2020) The Collaboratory is teaming up with PubCorps, a local nonprofit with a mission to eliminate childhood hunger in Western North Carolina. The Collaboratory will host a special event on March 15 to benefit PubCorps and to release PubCorps Pale Ale.

Gather at the Collaboratory for a PubCorps Meal Pack event. Volunteers are needed to pack 100,000 servings of meals, which will be distributed across Western North Carolina. Starting at 10 a.m., the day will be segmented into five shifts. All day long, enjoy DJ’d tunes and collaborative craft beer. The first beer, coffee or soda is provided for volunteers. Click here to sign up for a Meal Packing shift.

Additionally, the Collaboratory will brew a limited release beer called PubCorps Pale Ale, a 4.5% ABV hazy extra pale ale presenting a contemporary take on a classic American style. Five different hop varieties contribute grapefruit, lemon, lime and orange flavors and aroma. Hop bitterness is restrained in favor of big-time hop flavor. PubCorps Pale Ale will be available at the Collaboratory and select locations across Western Northern Carolina. A portion of proceeds from sales of PubCorps Pale Ale will benefit PubCorps.

“PubCorps is doing incredibly important work in Western North Carolina and we’re proud to be collaborating with them,” said Aaron Baker, senior marketing manager for CANarchy and Oskar Blues Brewery. “We’re stoked to see everyone at The Collaboratory later this month for a full day of giving back punctuated by raising a glass.”

According to PubCorps, one out of four children and their families in Buncombe County go to bed hungry at night. You can help provide food security to the area’s most vulnerable populations while enjoying a fresh brewed craft beer at the Collaboratory. Volunteer to pack meals on March 15 or stop in for a pint of PubCorps Pale Ale. Click here to see more ways to volunteer with PubCorps, or email questions to Aaron Baker at aaron@oskarblues.com.

About Collaboratory
Collaboratory is a restaurant and brewpub that provides Asheville, North Carolina, with innovative flavors in beer and food. Established in 2019 by the CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective, Collaboratory is a space for members of the Collective and breweries from across the nation and around the world to experiment with recipes, ingredients and processes. The spirit of collaboration extends beyond brewing into food, art, and culture with an emphasis on celebrating the local Asheville community.

About PubCorps
PubCorps is a nonprofit, community-building initiative that wants to do for volunteering exactly what Uber has done for transportation—make it easy, convenient, and accessible. It offers turn-key volunteer meetups to both employees and patrons of pubs, breweries, bars, and restaurants 4-6 times a year with the goal of eliminating childhood hunger and food insecurity in Western NC. Learn more at http://pubcorps.com.

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