There’s the Independence Day you already have plans for… and then’s there’s our Reproductive Independence Day Happy Hour!
Join us for our annual toast to Reproductive Independence! Kick back with pro-choice friends and celebrate the radical idea of liberty and justice for all!
$1 from every drink sold will benefit DCAF
Wednesday, June 30
Madams Organ Roof Deck
2461 18th Street, NW
$10-$20 suggested donation
About three or so weeks ago, two women came to the DCAF board and said,
“Hey, we saw on twitter that the other Abortion Funds are doing bowl-a-thons in May. We want to plan one for you. We pretty much won’t take no for an answer”
Shock. Silent glee. Acceptance.
We agreed to bowl.
We set an ambitious goal of $4,000.
We decide the purpose of this year’s event is mostly to raise awareness for Bowl-a-thon 2011.
- FEMpire Strikes Back! Our 2010 bowl-a-thon organizers, Danielle Geong & Val Vilott
Thanks to the amazing women who spearheaded this event, Danielle Geong and Val Vilott (aka Han-Bowlo & Millenium Val-Con), we blew past the $4,000 mark! Then the $8,000 mark!
At the urging of the National Network for Abortion Funds, we changed the goal to $12,000.
And then the DC pro-choice community blew that goal out of the water too!
While the last day to make a bowl-a-thon gift is Friday May 7th, as of today… we’ve raised $14,503.25!
Let’s put that in perspective:
Average annual income of the women we serve $7,000
ALL Event-related donations made between July 2008 – June 2009 (FY08-09): $6,275
Let’s say it one more time…. WOW!
Thank you for coming together as a community to make this event so successful!
Other highlights of the event to follow and stay tuned! We’re in blog format now and will be updating often.
Tickets to see Words of Choice are now on sale!
WHEN: Friday, April 23 @ 7pm
WHERE: True Reformer Building, Lankford Auditorium
1200 U St NW, Washington, DC
COST: $20 Regular seating, $40 Premier Seating
WHAT IT IS:
This is the DC Premiere of the play that won NARAL Pro-Choice America’s 2009 Champion of Choice Award. This play is a tapestry of 14 powerful ’shorts’ — serious and comic – regarding a woman’s right to choose. Ensemble cast includes the show’s creator, Cindy Cooper.
Get your bowl on!
What is it: Bowling for choice! The Feminist Big Lebowski!
How it works:You’ve done walk-a-thons before right? Well we’re doing that but with bowling. You collect pledges from your friends, get your bowl on, and help DC Abortion Fund affirm women’s choices.
When: Sunday May 2nd @ 2pm
How to participate: Register or donate on the NNAF site here –
Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes. Then start recruiting your team!
Bowl 4 DCAF On Facebook: http://bit.ly/bowl4dcaf
Questions? Email Val and Danielle at dcbowlathon (at) gmail (dot) com
The DC Abortion Fund proudly presents
Words of Choice
A play created by Cindy Cooper
Performed by an ensemble of actors
April 23, 2010 7:00-8:30pm
True Reformer Building
1200 U St, NW
Premier seating: $40
Preferred seating: $20
A woman’s right to choose soars in a tapestry of 14 powerful ‘shorts’ — serious and comic.
Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more, visit wordsofchoice.org
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