Hoos for Haiti

UPDATE (2): Volunteers needed for “Love 4 Haiti” benefit

In Events: Benefits on January 19, 2010 at 9:12 am

The organizers of the “Love 4 Haiti” benefit this Saturday need volunteers. Find out more about the event below. Right now, they are looking for 1. people to flyer Wednesday and 2. people to volunteer the day of with set-up, take-down, and everything in between. This event is extremely important in assisting Haiti in the creation of a new paradigm and how crazy and fun this event will be. I will be there the entire time, and will be flyering tomorrow. Email me if you can help out… the available shifts are this Saturday, from 5-10 and 10-take-down. If you would like to volunteer some time but not all of any of those shifts, email Meredyth Gilmore at mmg6s@virginia.edu.

Love 4 Haiti:
A spectacular night of art, music, and dance to raise funds for Haitians in need, January 23, 2010
(Charlottesville, VA, USA) – A team of Charlottesville’s artists, musicians, and students, with the support of local food and book vendors, are coming together for an art/music benefit event to raise funds for the people of Haiti on Saturday January 23, 2010, at Random Row Books.
Love 4 Haiti will be an evening of music and art offerings from local artisans. A silent auction of art works, gift certificates, and dance lessons will begin at 5pm. A kaleidoscopic program of Charlottesville’s performing talent follows, including: Fire in the Belly (bellydance), Dzian! (world surf rock), Jdavyd Williams and the Basement Bhaktis (kirtan), Natty Peeps (roots reggae), Shootin Moon (acoustic), Matt Jones (acoustic), Secretly Y’all (storytelling), Scintillation (artistic fire dance), Stolen Arms (indie pop), and Your Spirit Animal in the Unreal City (psych shoegaze), and many more. Delicious food options donated by local restaurants will also be available for purchase.
All the proceeds will be donated to organizations behind the earthquake relief efforts including Partners in Health (PIH), International Rescue Committee (IRC), UNICEF, and GHESKIO. This event is co-sponsored by Random Row Books, UVa’s Global Development Organization, The Bridge PAI, HzCollective, and Carpe Donut.

Love 4 Haiti
Saturday January 23, 2010
5pm – midnight
Random Row Books
315 W. Main St (Main St and McIntire Rd)
Admission $5
http://love4haiti.net
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=260281781865
Contact: love4haiti.event@gmail.com
Wendy Hsu [wendy.f.hsu@gmail.com] | Peter Traub [ptraub@gmail.com]

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