The brightest building in the Tenderloin is alive with children’s voices, laughter and energy as neighborhood students pour through the doors of the Tenderloin Community School. This vibrant red and yellow elementary school opened in 1998 marking an important change in this low-income, inner-city community.
The above copy is from the website of BAWCC, the Bay Area Women and Children’s Center. A few weeks back, we alerted you guys about a collaborative fundraising dinner on Friday September 28. Well, as of today, tickets are on sale and we are asking for your support.
What: Nopa for Tenderloin Kids, A Fundraiser for BAWCC
When: Friday September 28, 2012
6:00PM: Hors d’ oeuvres on the Rooftop Learning Garden
7:00PM: 3-Course Dinner by Nopa Executive Chef Laurence Jossel
Where: Tenderloin Community School, 627 Turk (at Van Ness)
Buy Tickets Here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/263728
BAWCC has been an essential organization for the low-income families of the Tenderloin for more than 30 years. In addition to their efforts in building a school, (no ordinary school, one that includes a dental clinic!)
they’ve also been responsible for 5 playgrounds
that have been both a physical and emotional improvement to the neighborhood.
As is the case in most low-income neighborhoods, childhood education and development is essential in breaking poverty and creating opportunities for the next generation.
The Benefit Dinner on September 28th is all about supporting these kids and their future. We hope you will consider joining us for a night of food, music and celebration for a good cause.