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The Whole Hog returns on Saturday, March 23rd!
March 7, 2024
The Whole Hog returns on Saturday, March 23rd!

Presented by Every Little Blessing PreschoolThe Whole Hog BBQ fundraiser returns on Saturday, March 23, 2024. The fun foodie event symbolizes the ‘whole hog’ commitment to improving the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and serving their families. Walk-ups are welcome, but tickets are limited! Carving starts at 3pm.

Join us on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 3:00 to 9:00 pm at Grace Gardens, 6701 Westside Dr.

The Whole Hog benefits Every Little Blessing Preschool, the only pre-K of its kind in El Paso. Its mission is to support the development and independence of children with Down syndrome and children with similar education programming needs.

After hours of smoking and prep, carving commences at 3:00 pm. Pitmasters from Desert Oak BBQ, Rollin’ Smoke BBQ, JBU BBQ, Smokey’s Pit Stop, and the Hotel Paso del Norte will participate. Tickets are $150 tickets and include all the BBQ you can eat, and live music from The Birdogs and Wildflower. The Whole Hog also features a cornhole tournament and multiple raffles.

“The Whole Hog is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and is more than just delicious food and great music. It’s the day we celebrate support for the Down syndrome community and the opportunity to continue the mission to prepare our unique children for a life of independence. Everyone is welcome to join us as we enjoy food and drink while making a difference!” said Jessica Quinn, Director, Every Little Blessing Preschool.

For information visit: and to purchase tickets visit the The Whole Hog event page.

El Paso Special Needs Education Center DBA Every Little Blessing Preschool (ELB) was started in 2017 and is a 501(c)(3) and is a supporting organization of the El Paso Community Foundation. A unique early intervention preschool for students with and without disabilities, ELB uses a curriculum that develops independence, social skills, academic skills, and provides opportunities for students to learn and grow together.

For questions and more information, call (915) 875-0510 or write