EVENTS: “Rebuild”

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Following the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana) on the Philippine Islands, Members of the Bay Area’s talented creative community are lending their time & talents to aid the people of the Philippines through these difficult times. We encourage you to join us in solidarity and donate what you can, Whether it be monetary, food, clothing or medicine. Every little bit helps and it is instrumental that we look out for those less fortunate than us.

“Rebuild”
Friday October 16th @ 111 Minna Gallery
5pm-9:30pm
(in the Zappa/Stage Room)

*Donating 100% of the proceeds & collections to those in need

*Sponsored by:
111 Minna Gallery
Manilatown Heritage Foundation
Filipino Community Center
SF CHRP
DiAnne Tana Bueno
Randall Rufino of Blufizz
James Donato
Reignforest Collective

*Uplifting DJ sets from:

Donnell De Leon (Dose)
Paul Abadilla (Choco)
Allan Perez (Skelator)
Cedric Nodado (Cedication.Crimes)
Noel Bacani (Xariusound)

Lyrical performance by
Colin Masashi Ehara & Jeimil Belamide (Broken Halos)

*Let’s do our part in helping a humble nation rebuild & endure the storm

*Your donations will be going through the Filipino Community Center and San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SFCHRP), under “Bayanihan for the Victims of Ondoy,” a larger community-based effort which comprises numerous grassroots organizations, church groups, non-profit organizations and concerned individuals, is coordinating actions to facilitate the distribution of aid to the victims of the calamity. We are undertaking a relief drive to raise money and collect supplies to send to the Philippines. We humbly ask for your participation with our efforts to help these affected communities to rebuild their lives. Any form of assistance would be much appreciated.

All Donations will go to:
MIGRANTE INTERNATIONAL
Migrante International is an alliance of progressive organizations composed of overseas Filipinos and their families. We uphold and advance the rights and welfare of overseas Filipinos within the framework of the Filipino people’s national democratic struggle.

BAYAN MUNA
c/o BAYAN USA (oversea chapter)
The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance) was formed in May 1985, bringing together more than a thousand mass organizations composed of more than a million members. Represented were different classes and sectors committed to the people’s struggle for national freedom and democracy.

GABRIELA WOMEN’S PARTY
c/o GABRIELA USA (oversea chapter)
GABRIELA -Philippines which has a membership of 200 women’s organizations throughout the country, work with mothers and families in many urban poor communities.

GABRIELA will make sure that those who need it most, especially women and children get the relief (unfortunately, some disbursement efforts are not that organized leaving only the strong to get the goods and the most needy, still without relief. GABRIELA has the social networks and the knowing who has lost loved ones and homes and the commitment and working relationships to reach those most in need.

They are not only doing relief work, but more importantly, rehabilitation of homes and communities.

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