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Redbird's 20th Blanket, Toy and School Supplies Drive and Mini Powwow

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Date:
Saturday, December 05, 2015
Time:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Fundraiser
Organizer/Author:
Corina Roberts
Location Details:
Simi Valley Town Center Mall, Community Room
1555 Simi Valley Town Center Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065
In the center of the mall, in the Community Room (upstairs from the main parking lot, with street access including public transportation behind the center)

Everyone welcome, a family friendly event including Native American singing, dancing and drumming
December 5, 2015
11- 3:30 PM

Benefitting the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota
In partnership with Walking Shield

How It Works:
New blankets and soft toys – new, hand or machine washable blankets are sent to the Porcupine District of South Dakota, directly to a respected family in the community who redistributes them to those in need; and individuals in other locations as funding for shipping permits.
New hard or boxed toys – distributed to the non profit organization Walking Shield which has a nation-wide reservation distribution network, and other local agencies/families.
New school supplies – donated to Walking Shield for distribution to reservation schoolchildren.
Financial Contributions - very much needed to ship items to South Dakota via USPS or FedEx. Shipping costs run $600.00 to $800.00 and come entirely from donations.
Gently Used Blankets and Warm Clothing Items - this year we are accommodating a request for used items; we are seeking gently used warm clothing items and blankets that will be distributed locally (in the high desert regions) to needy and homeless individuals and families, regardless of ethnicity or other factors.

Native American Dancers Bring your dance regalia! The Northern Traditional Drum Blue Star and Southern Traditional Drum Crooked Hat will be joining us
Everyone Welcome **** All Drums Welcome
Street Level Access/Handicapped Access Available behind main mall entrance
Made possible through the generosity of Simi Valley Town Center and Blue Star
Hosted by Redbird,
a 501(c)(3) non profit Native American and environmental association
http://www.RedbirdsVision.org
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RedbirdsVision
Email: redbirds_vision [at] hotmail.com Mail: P.O. Box 702, Simi Valley, CA 93062
Voicemail: (805) 217-0364
Donate via Paypal - redbirds_vision [at] hotmail.com
Added to the calendar on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 7:06PM
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