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Phoenixville Area Time Bank Hosting 'Tides of Hope' Benefit Concert on December 1st

On Sunday, December 1st, the Phoenixville Area Time Bank is joining with friends to present the 'Tides of Hope' Benefit Concert. The event, which is being held downtown at the Helium Comedy Club, will benefit families effected by the typhoon in the Philippines.

From their press release:
Dear Friends,

In light of the recent typhoon that devastated a large part of the Philippines, we are joining the Fil-American community and other concerned groups in helping the affected families regain hope and normalcy in their lives. To this end, Phoenixville Area Time Bank and friends will hold an unprecedented benefit concert titled “Tides of Hope,” on Sunday, December 1st, 7 p.m. at the Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street in Philadelphia.Catherine Ricafort

The concert will feature some of the best musical talents from Broadway headlined by Catherine Ricafort from the musical, NERDS and Mamma Mia.

If you would like to contribute toward this great cause, here are some options:
  • Event Sponsorship from $2000 with acknowledgement on banners, show headers, and program including all promotional materials
  • Simple Sponsorship at $500 with acknowledgement on official program
  • VIP tickets for the show at $100
  • Seat tickets at first come, first serve basis at $50 each

We will be donating all proceeds to Sagip Kapamilya, a proven and tested non-profit organization based in the Philippines that reports and televises all assistance to the victims or the Philippine Red Cross. Please let us know if you need a tax EID for your contribution.

On behalf of the Filipino people, let us all thank you in advance for your gener
osity and kindness. Please call PATB member Gina Madonna at 610-715-1025 or email gina.madonna@juno.com if you have any questions. More info to follow on Helium’s website regarding ticket sales.

We look forward to personally meeting you on December 1st. Alone we are just a thread of fabric but hand-in-hand we can weave a blanket to shelter others in this desperate time of need.

Sincerely,
Alma Agonoy and Gina Madonna, Organizers
Bridget Zarzoso, Event Coordinator
Margo Ketchum, Board Member, Phoenixville Area Time Bank

For more information, visit the 'Tides of Hope' page on Facebook.

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