Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Do you live in Southern Califonia? Support FNB in LB 3/17

A message from the Long Beach, CA Food Not Bombs Chapter:

Hello all fellow FnB-er, near and far!
My name is Kyle Veremans. I volunteer in Long Beach and I am putting on a fundraiser and food drive for our group. I am sending this email to every chapter that has a website listed in CA for FnB in hopes that some of you can make it out to show your support and/or help me spread the word about this event to optimize our success. Also if you would like info on getting your own fundraiser and/or food drive happening I'd love to help!
Here is the event info!


FnB ST. PATTY'S DAY PINCH (name subject t change, suggestions??)

Long Beach Art Works and Robots And Angels proudly present a St. Patricks Day Food Not Bombs Fund Raiser and Charity Food Drive. March 17th at The Blue Café Underground (217 Pine Ave. DTLBC) Featuring an installation of the electrifying and mind-blowing 3D light Art of Dave Wrathall ( and live music all night.

The Florida Orange Band 9:30

Papercrown 10:30

Iceplant 11:30

Fox and Bear 12:30

DJ Rahfee Zahkee and a special surprise DJ!

$5 with a can of food or $10 w/o a can of food (so bring a can, dummy)

21+ w/ drink special all night. Doors open at 9pm

Wear your most green outfit/costume for a chance to win the costume contest

Proceeds will go to the Long Beach Food Not Bombs, which feed the homeless community healthy meals every week here in Long Beach.

“Food Not Bombs shares free vegan and vegetarian meals with the hungry
in over 1,000 cities around the world to protest war, poverty and the destruction of the environment.” (

Party hard while making a direct difference in your community!

Thank you for all your support, One love!


Thank you for your help and long live FnB!!!!!

Kyle Veremans

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