My girlfriend Jen cofounded a charity named Citizen Aid. They are throwing an event tonight at Gallery Bar supporting Building With Books. I will be there and I hope you can come to. Here is the email announcement for it.
Thursday, December 11th at Gallery Bar, 6:30pm – 10pm.
120 Orchard St. $20 cover. All proceeds go to benefit Building With Books.
There will be an Absinthe Open Bar, from 7-8p, courtesy of our sponsor, Versinthe.
Please join us, and forward this invite to co-workers & friends!
Benefit yourself and others this holiday season and join us for a night of =
live music, cocktails, and a silent auction to raise money for an amazing charity that’s dedicated to increasing education and literacy around the globe.
All proceeds will go to benefit Building With Books, an organization that runs 130 after-school programs for inner-city youth in the US and has built 287 schools in developing countries. 100% of the funds we raise from this event will go directly to building a new school in Nicaragua, which will be the 34th school that Building With Books has built in that country. In addition
to the silent art auction, there will be entertainment by DJ Aleks and sing
er Matt Lenny, plus specials on beer and well drinks. The $20 admission and
$25 minimum bids are tax deductible.
This event is being hosted by Citizen Aid. Citizen Aid is a volunteer event-planning organization that plans events/fundraisers, from conception to execution, for registered non-profits & NGOs. Founded in 2006 by college friends Jen Charlton, Nicole Keating and Abbie Somma, Citizen Aid has organize
d events that have helped to raise money and awareness to increase literacy
in Haiti, support humanitarian aid in Sudan and to stop the practice of human trafficking.
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