Appetite for Life: Supporting Cancer Patients for 10 Years

Press Release, May 9, 2019

MIDDLETOWN — This June, support Middlesex Health Cancer Center by dining at a restaurant that is participating in Appetite for Life.

Now in its 10th year, Appetite for Life has raised more than $175,000 for cancer patient support services at the Cancer Center, which has locations in Middletown and Westbrook. These services include nurse navigation, social work, clinical trials and integrative medicine.

Appetite for Life has evolved over the years to include many local restaurants throughout Middlesex County and on the Connecticut shoreline. As a patron, a percentage of your bill will be donated to the Cancer Center if you dine at a participating restaurant during the month of June.

Appetite for Life will kickoff with a special party at Herd Restaurant, 200 Main Street in Middletown, on May 29. The party will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., and there will be a special performance by the band, The Inflatables.

A second party will be held June 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Luigi’s Restaurant, 1295 Boston Post Road in Old Saybrook.

Each party will feature appetizers, beer and wine tastings, music and a chance to win great prizes. Party tickets are $20 per person. All proceeds directly support Middlesex Health Cancer Center patients.

“We are grateful to the many restaurants that participate in Appetite for Life,” says Sarah Moore, director of development at Middlesex Health. “All proceeds stay local and help enhance cancer patient care and support services. Support a good cause, and enjoy a good meal!”

For more information about Appetite for Life and to see a complete list of participating restaurants, visit

Contact Information

Public Relations Director
Amanda Falcone

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