Saturday, December 13, 2008

my biggest fundraiser!

i had a party on Dec. 12th to raise money for the People's Harm Reduction Alliance. being on the board, i'm required to help raise money every year. because i have some friends in bands, i decided to enlist their help to throw a benefit. it was SO MUCH fun! everyone had a ridiculously good time, and we ultimately raised $1000!

here's the information sent out about the party:

Phamily Holiday Party & Benefit!
Great music! $1 Raffle! Late-night!
Benefiting the People's Harm Reduction Alliance

8pm-4am, 21+
Tiger Lounge
$10-20 sliding scale requested donation
Open staffed bar (byo to contribute)
Hors d'oeuvres
Secluded hot tub - bring your towel!

Acorn Project - http://www. myspace. com/acornprojectmusic
The Special Purpose
http://www. myspace. com/thespecialpurposefunk
Ari Zucker + Friends- http://www. myspace. com/arijoshua
Evelyn Bosker - http://www. myspace. com/evelynbosker
And more!!!

Please forward! No RSVP needed!

Raffle items include:
-1 piece of custom furniture (Up to $500)
- 1 8 GB iPod Touch
- $50 gift card @ UW book store
- 2 subscriptions to Real Change
- 2 sets of PHRA t-shirts
- $50 gift card @ Silver Platters
- $15 gift card to Cafe Allegro
- 1 etched & fused dichroic glass pendant valued at $40.
(If you only want raffle tickets, or just to donate to the cause, please contact Rachel.

Please save the date for a special holiday party benefiting the People's Harm Reduction Alliance, an important organization that runs Seattle's only private needle exchange in the U-District. Harm Reduction is a philosophy of public health aimed at meeting people where they're at to reduce the potential dangers from risky behaviors. Among other things, PHRA aims to reduce the spread of blood-borne illnesses, such as HIV and Hep-C, and overdoses, while at the same time offering information on ways to seek assistance with food, housing and treatment. For more information, visit http://www. peoplesharmreductionalliance. org/.

Open bar: this is a very limited open bar staffed with bartenders. Please bring your own favorite beverage for yourself or to share with others. All liquor brought must be served by the bartenders so no one gets too intoxicated (for the Tiger Lounge's protection).
The bartenders will mix up all your favorites, so tip them well!

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