From our partners at East Burn
Portland, Oregon- East Burn will host a three day benefit this weekend, January 21 to January 23, with all proceeds going to Portland Mercy Corps. Drink specials, live music and a raffle will run from Thursday till Saturday in an effort to raise money for the people of Haiti.
Live music will begin at 10 pm on Thursday with Gabe Salo, Friday with Megafauna and Saturday with Chris Boone and the Bruce Lees. Entry is free but donations are encouraged.
Drink specials include $5 Dark and Stormy cocktails made with Barbancourt 4 Year Haitian rum, $6 glasses of white and red wine donated by Columbia Distributing, all drinks made with 42 Below vodka and select craft beer from local breweries.
The Gold Door, located at 1434 SE 37th, has donated a fabulous collection of necklaces, earrings, bracelets and pendants which will be raffled off. Raffle tickets will be sold all weekend long and the drawing will be done first thing on Monday morning. Tickets can be bought for $5 a piece or $20 for 5 tickets.
Cash donations will be accepted all weekend and will be given to Portland Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps helps people in the world's toughest places turn the crisis of natural disaster, poverty and conflict into opportunities for progress. Donations to the organization provide communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives.
East Burn is a locally owned and operated restaurant and bar featuring sixteen craft beers on tap, an all seasons heated patio and tap room with skeeball and other arcade games. The extensive menu is crafted from local and organic ingredients from the northwest.
Join East Burn, Mercy Corps and The Gold Door for a great time and a good cause. Even though we cant all be there, we can still do our part.
For more information, check out MercyCorps.org, TheEastBurn.com, and TheGoldDoor.com.