Raise It Up: Japan


SOLE PURPOSE Presents

[RAISE IT UP]

Sunday, April 10th 2011

Raising Funds & Awareness for Japan
100% Proceeds to Red Cross & Global Medic

8pm

Dazzling (291 King St W)
Toronto, ON

$10 Minimum donation

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In 2009, Hurricane Ketsana (Ondoy) hit The Philippines and various other countries in Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Thailand & Laos). It displaced thousands, left many dead and has cost the above countries over $250M USD in damages.

The event(s) left an impact on many people worldwide and forever changed the lives of our family & friends, both home and abroad.

I took a look at my life, the lives of my friends and realized how fortunate we are to have clean water, a roof over our head and clothes on our back. We often take these things for granted, but it reassured me that we were all in a good position. A position that allowed us to not only provide for our family and friends, but to help others when needed.

The power of prayer is incredible, but I knew that we could do more..

I knew we had no choice, but to #RaiseItUp

With the help of many generous friends who donated their time, talent and money, we were able to raise over $2,300 for The Philippines and other affected countries.

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On Friday, March 11th 2011 a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan which triggered a tsunami killing thousands and causing a crisis at a local power plant.

CNN reports that the death toll is over 8, 600 and over 13, 200 are still missing. Although much is being done to find the missing and care for the injured, those numbers continue to rise.

Toronto, it is our duty as human beings to care for one another and lift each other up when we are down.

Please join us on Sunday, April 10th 2011 at 8pm as we #RaiseItUp

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[RAISE IT UP]

Fun Raisers:

DR. JAY (KOS)
WRISTPECT (194 Group)
MENSA (Prizefighter)
GRAND GROOVE DJs (Big Jacks & Royale)
J-CLASS (reFRESH)
KARIZ (reFRESH)
R2 (Marquee Media)
SURREAL SOUND (Real Good!)
SEVEN
FREEON
BACKNFORTH

Hosted by:

BIG PHILLY (Sole Purpose)
BOZACK MORRIS (Black Rap)
SIR LANCELOT (194 Group)
WAN LUV (Shaman Fam)

Photography by:

CHAR LORO (Lovehard)

Videography by:

CUSI (Cusi Perspective)

*Special cupcakes for Japan* on-sale from The Cupcake Place!

Dazzling (291 King St W)
Toronto, ON

$10 Minimum donation

Starts @ 8pm

19+ID

The minimum donation is $10, but we always encourage greater donations. For donations of $20 or more we will be offering prizes!

$20: Choice of CD | Courtesy of Universal Music Group & Sony Music

$30: Choice of T-Shirt | Courtesy of 1LOVETO, Livestock & Sole Purpose

$40: Choice of New Era Fitted Cap | Courtesy of Livestock

$80: Custom “Raise It Up” Skateboard deck | Courtesy of Totem Resolve

$90: Three (3) Month membership at Brampton Muay Thai (Unlimited training + classes) | Courtesy of Brampton Muay Thai

$100: Air Jordan Force 12 (AJF12) Size 9.5 Mens | Courtesy of Sole Purpose

$120: Air Jordan 14 Retro Size 9 Mens | Courtesy of Sole Purpose

$150: Graphic Design pack (1000 business cards + 1 hr of design) | Courtesy of GraphicViolence.net

$160: Nike Dunk Low Premium SB “3 Bears” Size 9.5 Mens | Courtesy of Sole Purpose

$180: Nike Dunk High Premium SB “3 Bears” Size 9.5 Mens | Courtesy of Sole Purpose

More prizes to be announced shortly!

All prizes are brand new. No return/exchange. While supplies last.

Sponsored by: Livestock, The Cupcake Place, Universal Music Group, Graphic Violence, Totem Resolve, Brampton Muay Thai, 1LOVETO, Sony Music & More!

Promotional Partners: Roundtable, Original Concepts, Classe Nouveau, Marquee Media, reFRESH Ent, TotemResolve.com, Notaurious!!!, HustleGrl, TOFLO.com, Liveagl.com, RJBuildingBridges.com, Fusicology

For Info on the event or to help, please contact: Info@BigPhilly.ca

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♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Peace, Love and Cupcakes

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