From Raleigh With Love - Hurricanes Irma & Maria Fundraiser
PAST DATES AND TIMES
- Sunday, October 8, 2017 4-8pm
LOCATION: Circa 1888 - 412 W Davie St
Music and MC’ing will be provided by DeejayHeavy. He spins Latin Caribbean music. https://www.facebook.com/deejayheavy/ Makeup by Bliss will be providing face painting. Lady Gatita a performance artist featured on Gran Oportunidad and Sabado Gigante will perform for us also. Raffle tickets for donated local businesses items will be held (still collecting) There will be a Don Q and Bacardi drink special. $1 of each sale will go to the charities. Their reps will also be present to hand out swag. Southern Pines has generously provided: Duck Hook Cream Ale and Moore IPA. 100% of sales go to charity (please give them a BIG shout out they were the very first to say yes) We will be serving traditional Puerto Rican food for $10 a plate: arroz con gandules (rice and pigeon peas) lechon (roasted pork) pollo guisado (braised chicken) habichuelas (red beans) ensalada (salad) Choice of one meat protein We are also collecting supplies to forward to those left with little resources in Puerto Rico: Baby wipes Diapers (major need) Baby Formula (major need) Canned milk Pet food Baby and adult pain relief medication (major need) Stomach and Diarrhea relief medicine (major need) First Aid Kits (major need) Each item brought will earn a raffle ticket! 100% of proceeds will be forwarded to charity. Chosen charities are: Oxfam-America- assisting in emergency supplies to Haiti and the Dominican Republic. They will attempt to immediately address sanitation issues to stop the spread of disease. Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency- providing emergency assistance and funds to begin rebuilding in the USVI, Dominica, and Barbuda. Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund by GlobalGiving- focused on distributing funds received to grassroots organizations on the ground level of earthquake rescue and recovery efforts. They believe that people within the community know best where needs are. Wings of Rescue- an organization that rescues people and animals alike. They will bring in food and relief for people and their pets whilst simultaneously flying out abandoned animals in devastated areas to no kill shelters state side. Puerto Rico Real-Time Recovery Fund by ConPRMetidos with Foundation for Puerto Rico- as the name implies this organization will focus on getting and distributing supplies for people in need and is committed to the long term recovery of the people of Puerto Rico and its economy. Most proceeds will be forwarded to Puerto Rico recovery but we stand in solidarity with so many recently affected people. That is why we are choosing to donate so broadly.