A Monumental Benefit and Clothing Drive
Bay Area artists, musicians and performers donate their talents to support local organizations working in Haiti.

Date: Saturday, February 20, from 2:00 p.m. to midnight
Venue: NIMBY – 8410 Amelia Street, Oakland CA 94621
BART accessible, bicycle and car parking available.
Admission: $10  (children under 12 free) Donations of summer weight clothing for children and adults will be accepted on site.
Phone: 510-633-0506
“DO IT FOR HAITI” offers a staggering roster of performers and a unique opportunity to support Haiti relief efforts, learn first hand about local organizations working in Haiti and get involved with organizations making a difference on the ground. Events will feature performances and live music including socially relevant theater, Afro-Haitian music and dance, monumental sculpture and art events for children.
Events begin at 2:00 p.m., with children’s activities and performances, indoor and outdoor art installations, music and dance.

Partnering Organizations:
Architecture for Humanity – San Francisco, CA / Haiti:
CARE – San Francisco, CA / Haiti :
Catholic Relief Services – San Francisco, CA /Haiti :
Fonhep- Haiti
Kledèv – San Francisco, CA / Haiti:
SOIL – San Francisco, CA /  Haiti:
Sirona Cares – San Francisco, CA /Haiti :
What If Foundation – San Francisco, CA / Haiti :
Zanmi Lakay – Pacifica, CA / Haiti :
Featured Speakers Include:
Jennifer Benorden- Board Member: SOIL, Haiti.
Joe Dacany – EMT: CA–11 Disaster Medical Assistance Team member currently working in Haiti.
Marc D’Silva – CRS : Senior Development Officer for Catholic Relief Services which has been working in Haiti since 1954.
Dana Fischer- Retired USAID education officer in Haiti
Michelle Lacourciere – Sirona Cares: Director: Heading Northern California Haiti Relief Effort with U.S. Coast Guard.
Hilda Oropeza- CARE: Director of Community Partnerships at CARE USA which has been working in Haiti since 1954.
Jen & Guy Panteleon – Zanmi Lakay: Founders who have been working with street children in Haiti since 1997. Currently in Haiti and will be returning for the event.
Margaret Trost – What If Foundation: Founder providing food and education programs to impoverished children in Haiti since 2000.
This event is organized by NIMBY.

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