Support the relief effort in Haiti this Sunday by joining the Community at Bushboys and Poets for an evening of music, poetry and testimonials by local artists, activists, and Haitian nationals. The funds donated at the program will be used for Earthquake relief in Port-Au-Prince.
"Busboys and Poets Shares a Community’s Grief…And Call To Action!"
Less than 24 hours after the devastating earthquake that hit Port-Au-Prince, close to 100 community members assembled at Busboys and Poets to plan, organize and act to support the people of Haiti.
The restaurant has joined with community members to organize a gathering devoted to Haitian Earthquake relief. The program will take place on two stages (one in the main dining room, one in the Langston Room) at the Busboys and Poets location at 14th & V Streets, NW. Sunday, January 17, 2010 from 4:00 – 11:00 pm. The evening will feature music, poetry and testimonials from local artists, activists and Haitian nationals.
Beginning January 14, 2010 -- All patrons of Busboys and Poets can add the donation amount of their choice to their restaurant check after dining. All donations will be given to the following organizations: Partners In Health -- www.pih.org and Yele Earthquake Fund www.yele.org) *
*Both organizations currently have active and secure aid organizations on the ground in Haiti
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT 14TH & V Street"
Busboys and Poets is a restaurant, full service bar, bookstore, fair trade marketplace and fully equipped performance space that features political and cultural events. Busboys and Poets has 3 locations, 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C 20009; 1025 5th Street, NW Washington, DC 20001; and 4251 South Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206.