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UPLIFT! BROOKLYN: Holiday Drive

  • C'mon Everybody 325 Franklin Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11238 USA (map)
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The Sound Mind Collective Presents:
UPLIFT! BROOKLYN: Holiday Drive
for Urban Resource Institute & NYC Books Through Bars
*see below for info about DONATION ITEMS!

The Sound Mind Collective is setting off the holiday season the right way-- with music and the spirit of giving. We've brought together some of Brooklyn's finest musicians to support two great causes: The Urban Resource Institute and NYC Books Through Bars.

Performances by
J. HOARD
KENDRA MORRIS
DECIBELISTS

Plus
THE SOUND MIND ALL STARS:

Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power) / Michael Blume / Shira Elias (Turkuaz) / J. Hoard / Divinity Roxx / Melanie Charles / Mayteana Morales (Walk Talk) / Boyd (Phantom Vanity) / Noah Dreiblatt (Karikatura) / Eric Finland (Eric Krasno Band) / Nikhil P. Yerawadekar (Low Mentality)

Hosted by Shalewa Sharpe
Featuring DJ Xpect

***100% of ticket sales and money collected from our raffle will be distributed to NYC Books Through Bars and the Urban Resource Institute-- plus bring a donation item and get free entry into our raffle! (Please see below to ensure your donation addresses the needs of these two wonderful organizations)

DONATIONS FOR URBAN RESOURCE INSTITUTE: 
*Holiday Gifts for all ages 
*New Clothes
*Household Items: Kitchenware, Linens, Canned Goods, Spices, Chocolate, Jerky, Canned Fruit (other than pineapple), Canned Soup
*Gift Cards 
*Feminine Goods: Tampons, Pads, Panty Liners 
*Hygienic Goods: Razors, Shaving Cream, Soap, Toilet paper, Deodorant, Lotion
*Hair Products: Shampoo, Conditioner, Ponytail Holders, Hairspray, Leave-In Conditioner, Moisturizer 

URBAN RESOURCE INSTITUTE provides resources and social services for people suffering or recovering from domestic violence. All donations will be sourced to local organizations through out New York City and outer boroughs.
For more information about the Urban Resource Institute, please visit http://urinyc.org/

DONATIONS FOR NYC BOOKS THROUGH BARS:
*STAMPS: Books Through Bars is always in need of stamps. We highly encourage everyone to consider donating stamps in addition to. They should be bought in values of $2.66 $3.17 $3.68 to be most cost effective. 

PAPERBACK BOOKS:
*African-American history, especially 20th century
*Native-American history
*Latin-American history
*Social sciences
*How-to (drawing, origami, chess, knitting, sign languageā€¦)
*Mayan and Aztec history
*Memoirs and fiction by people of color
*Mythology
*Dictionaries, thesauruses, GED studies, atlases
*Language studies
*Sudoko/puzzles
*Guides to starting a business
*Yoga and pilates guides
*Mass-market mysteries, thrillers, sci-fi

BOOKS WE CANNOT ACCEPT:
Hardcover books
Encyclopedias
Religious texts (INCLUDING BIBLES)
Old magazines
White supremacist literature 
Books advocating racial animosity, sexism, or homophobia
Computer books
Erotica
Books with notes or underlining within
Heavily worn books
Outdated books

BOOKS THROUGH BARS NYC, which distributes free books to incarcerated people nationwide.
For more information about NYC Books Through Bars, please visit https://booksthroughbarsnyc.org/

Earlier Event: November 11
November 2018 Meetup