by Borderstan.com October 23, 2012 at 11:00 am 1,066 0

"DASH"

DASH’s Annual Fall Fundraiser at Local 16. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

The District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) will host its annual Fall Fundraiser this Thursday, October 25 from 6 until 9 pm at Local 16 (1602 U Street NW). The evening supports the women and children DASH’s serve during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

A $25 ticket includes one free raffle ticket, complimentary Local 16 specialty pizzas and happy hour drink specials throughout the evening, including  $4 premium draft beers, specialty cocktails, martinis, rail cocktails and house wines.

Standard tickets are available for purchase online. For more information, visit the DASH website.

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by Borderstan.com August 8, 2012 at 4:00 pm 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com. 

"Fry"

This year’s Famous Fish Fry will benefit the District Alliance for Safe Housing. (Image courtesy of Justin Schuck)

On Saturday, August 11, join Justin Schuck and his policy-focused advertising organization, Influential, for its second “Justin’s Famous Fish Fry.” This year’s event will benefit the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) and the women and children the organization serves.

Here’s what Justin has cooking for the finger-licking afternoon event:

  • Arkansas-style fried catfish
  • Justin’s famous hush puppies (vegetarian)
  • Fried zucchini and/or fried okra (vegan)
  • Fried Twinkie’s (vegetarian), fried Snickers (vegetarian) and fried Oreos (vegan)

Goûter, a local store that churns out delicious vegan treats, will also be on hand to sample some products.

The Fish Fry will take place at 1611 Irving Street NW and goes from noon until 4 pm. There is a suggested donation of $10, all proceeds directly benefit DASH. Donations of diapers, non-perishable food items, school supplies or gift cards (Giant, CVS, Visa) are also appreciated.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

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