Drinking with Purpose

01/28/2010 2:52 PM |

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As our collective attention span— and the amount of it we’re willing to dedicate to grief and pain (much less that of other people)— diminishes, here’s a shout-out to people and organizations still rallying on behalf of those who need it.

Cheers to Good Samaritans, Haiti, and drinking for a cause all weekend long.

Love for Haiti:
Webster Hall, January 28
36 Hour fundraiser for Doctors without Borders
5pm Thursday-5am Sunday, 12 hours each night

also planned for Webster Hall:
Quarterly Arts Soiree (QAS)
Webster Hall, February 28
24 hour fundraiser for Orphans Int’l Worldwide Haiti

Haiti Relief Happy Hour
Stone Creek, January 28
Benefiting Partners in Health

Benefit Concert for Haitian Earthquake Relief
SOB’s, January 28
$30, 7pm Doors; 9pm Show
“Proceeds will be delivered to the people, videotaped, and uploaded on YouTube”

The “I’m with Coco” Benefit for Haiti
Comix, January 28
9:30pm, SOLD OUT (online auction still live)
Benefitting Planting Peace and Partners in Health

Mercycat
UCB Theater, 1/31/01
7:30pm, 10:30pm, $30
Benefiting Mercy Corps

Cupcakes for Red Cross
Magnolia Bakery, Everyday January-February 2010
$1 from every cupcake sold will benefit the American Red Cross.