The MortgageBanc Chili Cook-Off is back for its 16th year!

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The Exceptional Foundation, a place for those with special needs, is excited to announce that their largest annual event, the Chili Cook-Off, is set for Saturday, March 7th, 2020.

16th Annual MortgageBanc Chili Cook-Off

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The Chili Cook-Off will see more than 150 cooks and over twelve thousand attendees at this year’s event. Attendees will enjoy the opportunity to test out the many varieties of chili, voting for who they believe should be the People’s Choice Winner all while enjoying live music.

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The 16th Annual MortgageBanc Chili Cook-Off is more than just an excuse to hang out with friends and family while eating some of the best chili in Birmingham! It also directly benefits The Exceptional Foundation, a non-profit organization that is focused on enhancing the lives of those with special needs. On any given day, 197 men and women with special needs walk through the front doors of The Exceptional Foundation, excited for the chance to participate in social and recreational activities. It is through these activities that these individuals are given a chance that they may not be given elsewhere, leading to many health benefits due to the participants social needs being met. Collectively, The Exceptional Foundation serves 700 men and women from the greater Birmingham area, and it is thanks to attendees of The Chili Cook-Off that the participants continue to have chance.

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The Chili Cook-Off will officially open its doors on Saturday, March 7th at 10:30am until 3pm at Brookwood Village in the Macy’s Parking Lot. Tickets are available for purchase in advance on The Exceptional Foundation website for a $10 donation per ticket or at the door for a $15 donation per ticket. Kids under 12 enter for free.

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To learn more CLICK HERE!


About The Exceptional Foundation

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The Exceptional Foundation provides adults and children with special needs the social and recreational activities they require to promote healthy living, support social relationships, improve life skills, and foster community involvement. By doing so, we enrich the well-being of families by offering a healthy, safe, and professional environment where their loved ones may thrive.

To learn more about The Exceptional Foundation CLICK HERE!


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