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NEWARK (Tainas Unidas)
849 Mount Prospect Ave, Newark | 11am-8pm
TAÍNAS UNIDAS is a group dedicated to the Hurricane Maria relief effort in restoring normalcy and providing support to those affected. We collect, transport and distribute items directly to those in need. We fundraise and work with local on-the-ground partners in affected areas to ensure efficient use of funds and support refugees who have been relocated due to the disaster. Founded by women in Newark, NJ - yet open to all - we emphasize grassroots partnership in relief efforts.
ACCEPTING: Monetary donations, large tarps, medical supplies, water purification tablets, life straws, heavy duty tape, markers, shrink wrap..
FUNDRAISING AND SOLIDARITY EVENTS
12/14, 6-8pm & 12/15-12/16, 10-6pm - Holiday Pop-Up Shop | Lehmann Maupin (536 W 22nd St, NY, NY)
Lehmann Maupin, in partnership with Artspace, will host a holiday pop-up shop at its Chelsea gallery, featuring prints, unique works, artist books, posters, merchandise, and a selection of the gallery's anniversary editions. A portion of proceeds will benefit ConPRmetidos, an organization supporting those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
12/16, 12-5pm - PRIDA Holiday Crafts Market | Casabe Houses (150 E 121st St & Lexington Ave, NY, NY)
Pick up handcrafted gifts for the whole family made by Puerto Rican Institute for the Development of the Arts, Inc. artists.
12/17, 6-8pm - Aftermath | Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, NY, NY)
A benefit reading of AFTERMATH written by #Pages4PuertoRico writers. All of proceeds go to Puerto Rico hurricane relief through the INDESTRUCTIBLE fundraising campaign.
11/13, 7-10pm - Artists United for Puerto Rico | The Physics Theater (Times Square Arts Center, 300 W43rd St, 5th Fl)
$20 admission. A One-Night-Only event benefiting Hurricane Relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Join us as a team of dedicated artists perform various pieces of music, poetry, and staged readings celebrating Puerto Rican culture and examining Latinx issues. 100% of the proceeds from the event will go toward hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico following the life-altering devastation left by Hurricane Maria. Music, poetry, theatre | Coquito Bar | Live DJ | Giveaways
11/16, 7-11pm - La Marqueta Retoña & Vive Boriken | Puerto Rico Fundraiser: The Diaspora Responds | La Fonda Boricua (169 E 106th St, NYC)
$75 (early bird rate until 11/9); $100 (after 11/9). Please join us for an evening of food, drinks, music and art to benefit three organizations that are on the ground in Puerto Rico helping those in need.
11/18, 2-7pm - Puerto Rican Alliance of Elizabeth - PRAE | United For Puerto Rico Fundraiser LOBBY (821 Spring Street, Elizabeth)
$25 donation. Checks payable to Puerto Rican Alliance of Elizabeth. DJ and live performances.
11/19, 10am - Unity March for Puerto Rico | The Mall (Washington DC)
11/19, 10am - Silent Procession for Puerto Rico | Gathering Point: White Park, East 106th Street (3rd & Lexington Avenues)
Know of another local drop-off site or event to add to the list? Send the information to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you! ¡Gracias!