Scarlet Knife Donates Over $30,000 to RMHC of the Capital Region

Representatives of RMHC-CR and Scarlet Knife pose for a photo in front of a colorful backdrop from the Albany Ronald McDonald House.
Pictured left to right: David Jacobsen CEO of RMHC-CR, Heather Warren, James Warren and Paul Dimm of Scarlet Knife, and Marty Shields, Board President for RMHC-CR

Scarlet Knife, a family owned, farm-to-table casual upscale restaurant in Latham, hosted their first charity fundraiser event on August 23, with proceeds benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region (RMHC-CR). The event featured music by local favorites Tim Wechgelaer & Chris Carey, passed hors d’oeuvres, chef dining stations, a silent auction, and raffles, including a 5-night stay at Scarlet Mango Inn, Key West, FL. After giving half of ticket sales and all auction funds to RMHC-CR, Scarlet Knife owners then matched evening donations making the total contribution more than $30,000!

“One of the main reasons my brother-in-law Paul Dimm and I, opened Scarlet Knife was to provide a unique, art-filled atmosphere for community events and to give back to those that need our support. Paul’s culinary expertise and my love of wine coupled with our desire to partner with local food producers and artists has created this wonderful space for distinctive dining experiences and social gatherings with family, friends, and colleagues.``

-James Warren, co-owner of Scarlet Knife

“We were so grateful when the Scarlet Knife team reached out offering their partnership, financial resources, beautiful venue and entire staff – all to create an amazing event to support families whose children are struggling with serious illnesses,” said David Jacobsen, chief executive officer for RMHC-CR.

After a magnificent first event, the Scarlet Knife team visited the Albany Ronald McDonald House to see firsthand how their support impacts children and families at RMHC-CR. Plans are already underway to repeat this event next summer. Stay tuned for more details in 2024!

Representatives of RMHC-CR and Scarlet Knife pose in front of RMHC-CR mural with a generous donation.