On Wed Jan 31, James Hernandez and I will be behind the bar, serving up your favorite cocktails to raise money for the Dreamers in Sunset Park.
James and I are on the board of the Center for Family Life, an organization that serves the Sunset Park community. The last 14 months have been a bit stressful/tumultuous for some of the residents there, and our goal is to help them thru this chaotic time.
WHERE/WHEN? 5-8pm @ The Moxy Hotel, 485 7th Ave (btwn 36th and 37th)
HOW TO ATTEND/GIVE:
Suggested donation of $100 gets you entry (submit matching donations to SCO Family of Services, Tax ID 68-0480736)
Here is some more info on CFL: http://sco.org/programs/center-for-family-life/
How else will the money help?
1. Legal Fees for families that are indigent; filing fees alone can be hundreds of dollars.
2. College Tuition and Books for Youth brought to the US as children, but cannot apply for Financial Aid.
3. Medical Care for those without documented status, including Prescription Medication.