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Celebrate Haitian Flag Day In New York City By Supporting Fundraising Happy Hour on 5/18/2012

On May 18, 2012 at 6pm, celebrate Haitian Flag Day by donating clothing and personal hygiene items at the Helping Haiti Happy Hour: Turtle Bay, 987 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Suggested donation is $10 and special happy hour deals are in effect.

 
 
@HNYC on 5/18/12 at Turtle Bay - 2nd Ave b/n 52nd and 53rd Streets
@HNYC on 5/18/12 at Turtle Bay - 2nd Ave b/n 52nd and 53rd Streets
PRLog - Apr. 30, 2012 - WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Helping Haiti Happy Hour (4HNYC - http://www.4hnyc.eventbrite.com/) is a fundraiser put on by a group of concerned young professionals in the New York City area to raise money for children in poverty in Haiti. We're collecting clothing and supplies donations as well as monetary donations.

Here are a list of supplies that we are collecting:

Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Floss
Hand sanitizer
Soap
First aid kits (band-aids, etc.)
New underwear
Socks (children and adults)
Wash clothes
Hand towels
Sandals

We are asking for a suggested donation of $10 and/or clothing or any of the supplies mentioned above.

Our goal is to fill up 100 his/her sling bags for children in Haiti as well as distribute clothing.

Location of the event:
Turtle Bay
987 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10022
Between 52nd Street and 53rd Street

More info of venue:
http://www.turtlebaynyc.com

Helping Haiti Happy Hour Chairperson Nohemie Pascal Says:
"A family member of mine recently took a trip to Haiti and shared pictures and stories of some of the things  that he saw there. It shocked me and my heart went out to them (especially being from Haitian descent, it hit home). Despite the fact that Haiti was no longer the trending topic on Twitter or Facebook. And not on the cover of every newspaper or on every news channel, Haiti still needed help.  I didn't want the people of Haiti to think that we had forgotten about them. The country is still in the rebuilding phase and I think every little bit counts. If I can bring a smile or some kind of joy in someone else's life, why not?! You'd be amazed the little things we take for granted mean the world to others.

I also, want for people to be able to track their donations and share the experience by viewing pictures of the 4HNYC fundraiser journey. From beginning to end. Be able to see volunteers stuffing bags and even be able to see the children with their bags. Just be able to see the difference they have made and how they impacted children in Haiti."

About The Event:
The event is Friday, May 18, 2012 between the hours of 6-9pm. May 18th is also Fête du drapeau (which means flag day). The event is on Haitian flag day.

Who can participate?
Target population to get to donate? EVERYONE

We want to get young professionals involved and excited about helping and giving back!


Contact info:

Nohemie Pascal: msnpascal@gmail.com

Twitter: @4HNYC (http://www.twitter.com/4hnyc)
http://4hnyc.eventbrite.com/

Sponsors Include:
7 Days 7 Nights Caribbean, Brown Girl Baking, Haitian V, PPM GRP, Intimate Grind Entity, Zikomax, Anthony V. and Cedars, Jumpstart HR and True Wealth Creative

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http://www.prlog.org/11862873/1

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Contact Email:
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Source:Jumpstart:HR
Phone:301-244-8577
City/Town:Washington - District of Columbia - United States
Industry:Non-profit, Restaurants, Event
Tags:Helping Haiti Happy Hour, 4HNYC, turtle bay, donations, giving
Last Updated:Apr 30, 2012
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