Don't Forget the Children: A Benefit for Haiti this Sunday


If you missed your chance to help out at our Gimme Shelter benefit, never fear. The Friends of the Orphans organization will be hosting a benefit for Haiti in Saint Paul this Sunday. The event will be held at the Wellstone Center for Community Building, and the Mortenson Construction Company plans to match the money raised up to $20,000.

The Summit Brewing Company will be donating beer and the Boca Chica restaurant will also be lending its services for the fundraiser.  Tickets are $50 and completely tax deductible. All proceeds will help the Father Wasson Center, the Saint Damien Medical Center, and numerous other offices that the Friends of the Orphans organization helps operate in Haiti.

Scheduled performers include:

Peter Lang

Pat Donohue and Dan Newton

Peter Ostroushko

Phil Heywood

Nikki and the Ruemates

Pat Frederick and Voodoo Patsy

Maud Hixson

The Daisy Dillman Band

Don't Forget the Children takes place this Sunday, February 21, from 2-6 p.m. at the Wellstone Center for Community Building (179 Robie Street East, St. Paul). Tickets are $50 and can be purchased here.