Join Us For BKK Cookshop’s Terrific Tuesday on 2/21/2017

$10 a month will buy healthy snacks for our after school program.We asked, and you responded. If you are one of loyal supporters who has become a a sustaining giver and a Partner for the Future  through our monthly giving program — THANK YOU!

You can give at any level, from $10 to $100 per month. And every dollar counts. Did you know that $10 a month — roughly 30 cents a day — will buy after-school snacks for one of the kids in our after school programs? It’s a small act of kindness that can make all the difference to a family trying to keep a kid in school.

We are grateful for your support, whether it is $.30 or $30 a day. Which is why we’d like to invite you to come to a fun event.

BKK Cookshop (1700 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001) is hosting us at one of their Terrific Tuesday fundraisers! February 21, 2017 from 5 – 10 pm.  

BKK will generously donate 10% of dine-in dinner sales to NEW. Please do come, bring your friends, and spread the word.

Want an incentive? Feast your eyes.

You eat well, and have fun while supporting the women and children at NEW. What’s not to love? It’s a win-win, and we’d love to see you there.

Please join us! February 21, 2017 from 5 – 10 pm, at BKK Cookshop, 1700 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

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